The more than 30-year-old Computer Fraud and Abuse Act carries overly harsh penalties for trivial digital transgressions – and it needs to be completely overhauled (or abolished altogether).
The international community has finally started a serious conversation about norms in cyberspace. But reaching a global consensus needs the world's attention.
Instead of adding to hostilities toward internet freedom, Trump has a chance to help safeguard digital liberties. That means crafting a cybersecurity policy in his first 100 days to reinforce appropriate behavior in cyberspace.
A congressional report says encryption makes America safer. Why are these two Representatives refusing to sign on?