Welcome to the first issue of Volume 70 of the Federal Communications Law Journal ("Journal"), the official journal of the Federal Communications Bar Association. I am thankful to our GW Law team that has invested many valuable hours into piecing together a strong publication for this new volume. From cybersecurity, privacy, tax law, cloud computing, to the First Amendment, this issue covers a wide array of relevant topics in the field of telecommunications law.
We are honored to feature two practitioner articles in this issue. The first article is written by Jennifer Urban, an Associate at K&L Gates LLP. In her article, Ms. Urban examines the cybersecurity and privacy issues that arise from drone activities. She makes the interesting and important argument that regulations on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles should address cybersecurity and privacy issues, in order for these regulations to keep abreast of new technology developments within the aviation industry.
The second article is penned by Philip M. Napoli, a professor at Duke University. In his article, Professor Napoli argues that the technological changes undermine the extent to which counterspeech, a concept of which means more speech is an effective remedy against the dissemination and consumption of false speech, can effectively operate as a fundamental assumption of the First Amendment.
Furthermore, the Journal is proud to publish three thought-provoking student Notes in this issue. In the first Note, Rosie Brinckerhoff addresses the phenomenon of Facebook's facial recognition...