Katharine Goodloe is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office. She is a member of the Communications & Media, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, and Litigation practice groups. Ms. Goodloe counsels communications and technology companies on a broad range of issues, including content liability, compliance with consumer privacy protection laws, data-collection and use practices, and automatic subscription renewal laws. She also advises technology clients on national security and law enforcement-related compliance issues, including matters involving electronic surveillance and data privacy. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Goodloe worked as a newspaper reporter.
On March 11, 2019, a bipartisan group of lawmakers including Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Cory Gardner introduced the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019. The Act seeks “[t]o leverage Federal Government procurement power to encourage increased cybersecurity for Internet of Things devices.” In other words, this bill aims to shore up … Continue Reading
As policymakers weigh the many policy implications associated with the Internet of Things (“IoT”), U.S. lawmakers have put forward a variety of proposals for studying—and regulating—IoT devices. Although the likelihood of current proposals becoming law this term remain uncertain at best, existing legislative proposals provide important context and insight into the ways that lawmakers view … Continue Reading
On March 23, 2018, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law, the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (“CLOUD”) Act, which creates a new framework for government access to data held by technology companies worldwide.The CLOUD Act, enacted as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, has two components.Part I: Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Orders … Continue Reading
Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick J. Leahy introduced a new version of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2014 (the “USA FREEDOM Act” or “Act”) in the Senate on Tuesday, more than two months House of Representatives passed a version of the bill that omitted several … Continue Reading