January 28, 2004: AFFECT letter
to the Virginia House of Delegates Committee on Commerce and Labor in
opposition to H.B. 548 amending UCITA.
July 8, 2003: Virginia Cyberlaw Advisory Committee, a sub-committee of the Joint Commission on Technology and Science of the Virginia legislature, met to review the package of amendments on electronic self-help, reverse engineering and right of return. The Committee's recommendations will be sent to both houses for consideration in the 2004 session.
April 21, 2003: AFFECT Opposes Proposed Changes to UCC Article 2.
March 14, 2003: AFFECT Appoints Robert E. Hirshon as National Counsel.
March 7, 2003: UCITA fails to gain American Bar Association approval.
March 3, 2003: UCITA Timeline dated March 3, 2003.
February 11, 2003: AFFECT celebrates withdrawal of UCITA from American Bar Association.
January 31, 2003: Letter from Ed Foster to the ABA: The fate of UCITA.
January 30, 2003: Society for Information Management letter to ABA House of Delegates.
December 4, 2002: AFFECT issues its Response to NCCUSL Commentary on UCITA 2002 Revisions.
September 18, 2002: AFFECT holds annual meeting - Washington D.C.
September 17, 2002: AFFECT joins Amicus Brief submitted to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in the case of Bowers vs. Baystate Technology.
September 17, 2002: National Society Professional Engineers (NSPE) joins AFFECT.
September 16, 2002: AFFECT is profiled in New York Times article - The Battle Lines are Drawn in the Struggle for a Uniform Standard in software licensing for all 50 States. Reported by Laurie J. Flynn
August 6, 2002: AFFECT sends letter to American Bar Association regarding AFFECT's continued opposition to UCITA and discusses a change to Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code and its interaction with UCiTA.
August 3, 2002: 2002 NCCUSL approves amendments to UCITA.
August 2002: Association of Information
Technology Professionals (AITP) joins AFFECT.
August 2002: Pitfalls of UCITA for Business Users of Technology.
July 26-August 3, 2002: AFFECT representatives attend the NCCUSL Annual Conference in Tucson.
July 23-27, 2002: AFFECT sponsors a booth at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) held in Denver, CO. The AFFECT banner says: "Don't Get Shrink-Wraped by the New UCITA." Article 1 Brief - Business Brief - Consumer Brief - Computer Professionals Brief - Library Brief.
July, 2002: Investment Company Institute (ICI) joins AFFECT.
May 15, 2002: AFFECT's Response to the Proposed 2001 NCCUSL Amendments.
January 30, 2002: American Bar Association working group releases its report with recommendations to the ABA Board of Governors. The report recommends redrafting UCITA. Read the Report.
January 4, 2002: Read AFFECT's Statement on Proposed New Amendments to UCITA.
November 15, 2001: AFFECT Statement on Dr. Robert W. Hahn's Economic Assessment of UCITA. (PDF)
November 2001: ABA Advisory UCITA Working Group
October 2001: AFFECT Annual Meeting
August 2001: AFFECT Sends Letter to NCCUSL Commissioners
April 2001: AFFECT Meets with Attorneys General Regarding Proposed Consumer Amendments to UCITA
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