Legislation

Georgia SB 315 – A deeper dive

NOTE: You can find my original post about SB 315 here. Thanks to the watchful eye of the EFF Georgia group, I learned that SB 315 was approved by the Senate Public Safety committee, and is headed to the floor of the Senate for a final vote. If the bill passes there, it would then cross over to… Continue reading Georgia SB 315 – A deeper dive

Legislation

Georgia SB 315 – A quick analysis

SB 315 is a bill currently under consideration in the Georgia Legislature. The bill’s stated purpose is to “…create the new crime of unauthorized computer access…” which has not been previously defined under Georgia law. While I applaud the attempt, I have some concerns about the overly vague language present in the bill as it is… Continue reading Georgia SB 315 – A quick analysis

Legislation

Thoughts about the “Textalyzer”

Over the weekend, I saw coverage in the local media (http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/textalyzer-for-texting-drivers-new-tech-aims-to-cut-down-on-distracted-drivers/630926836) about the “Textalyzer,” a device that can be used to determine whether someone operating a motor vehicle was engaged in “distracted driving” by using their cell phone at the time of an accident. Advocates are pushing for state laws to be modified so that… Continue reading Thoughts about the “Textalyzer”