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Friday, February 27, 2015
Trolls are not welcome in Washington State. Patent trolls, that is. The Senate this week passed Senate Bill 5059, called the “Patent Troll Prevention Act,” to strengthen consumer protection statutes and allow the Office of the Attorney General to bring action against a company which violate patent rules.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Wireless provider Verizon posted a pointed blog yesterday responding to the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to regulate the Internet.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Senate Bill 5187 would restrict Clark County’s transit agency, C-Tran, from allocating time and money to plan light rail projects that have already been rejected by voters. Only if voters approve the plan at a later date would C-Tran be allowed to devote resources toward light rail.