It does not concern books, films, public speeches, and other forms of communications not constituting commercial activity.
Political sense of "approval supposedly conferred by voters to the policies or slogans advocated by winners of an election" is from 1796. Related: A command or an expression of a desire, especially by a group of voters for a political program.
Politicians elected in landslide victories often claim that their policies have received a mandate from the voters.
Federal law enforcement officials want tech companies to give them a "backdoor" into encrypted cellphones and other devices."The problem," Massie said, "is that If we put in backdoors for the convenience of the government, those backdoors can be exploited by hackers as well."The tech industry says there is no way to create a secure backdoor that cannot be exploited by cyber criminals."We feel quite confident that it is not technologically possible to only allow good guys to get in," said Josh Kallmer, vice president for global policy at the Information Technology Industry Council.
The council's members include Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter.
Although there is currently no law forcing tech companies to build in ways for the government to bypass privacy technology on electronic communication, Pocan and Massie say there is heavy pressure on companies to do so.
FBI Director James Comey has publicly chastised tech companies for installing automatic encryption into their devices and has urged Congress to pass legislation that would prohibit it.For example, in 2006 a French subsidiary of a US company was given a hefty fine for delivering certain highly technical documents and software interfaces to its employees in the English language only, and this was upheld by the appellate court.Another broad provision of the law is that it makes it mandatory for commercial advertisements and public announcements to be given in French.Congressional legal experts say her proposal is almost identical to what many government agencies and private companies already do.One expert said that while he may not agree with it, why shouldn’t Congress be held to the same standard? Eric Greitens has signed a bill to ban local governments from mandating union working conditions for construction projects.