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President Obama Announces Executive Action Including Some Measures For Skilled Workers

Washington -- President Obama announced his administration’s executive action on immigration Thursday evening in a prime- time address. The President seeks to streamline employment-based immigration...
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The New Commission Must Make Online Sales Restrictions A Priority

Completing the digital single market to support Europe’s increasingly connected economy will be a top priority for the new Juncker-led Commission. While Commission officials embark upon formulating ...
  • Privacy & Security

CCIA Disappointed With USA FREEDOM Act Vote

The Senate fell two votes short Tuesday evening in its attempt to bring the USA FREEDOM Act to the floor for debate. The Computer & Communications Industry Association is disappointed to see yet...
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CCIA: Extend U.S. Privacy Protections to Europeans

Brussels -- Relations between the world’s two biggest trading blocs, the European Union (EU) and the United States, remain strained more than a year after the first revelations by Edward Snowden. In...

Senate Preparing to Take Up Surveillance Reform in USA FREEDOM Act of 2014

Washington – The Senate has taken a step towards meaningful surveillance reform in the final weeks of the 113th Congress, after the Senate moved closer to a vote on the USA FREEDOM Act. The biparti...

AT&T Threatens Fiber Build Out If Open Internet Rules Are Approved

Washington - Days after President Obama weighed in on Open Internet rules, saying the Internet was too critical to let a few big network access companies become gatekeepers for content, one of those b...

AT&T Threatens Fiber Build Out If Open Internet Rules Are Approved

Washington - Days after President Obama weighed in on Open Internet rules, saying the Internet was too critical to let a few big network access companies become gatekeepers for content, one of those b...
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Wall Street Journal Open Internet Reporter Has a Grip; Editorial and Opinion Pages — Not So Much

If the FCC ends up deferring to common sense and classifies landline Internet access as a telecommunications service, most advocates for that move support use of only a few core provisions of Title II...
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CCIA Praises President’s Support For Open Internet Via Title II

Washington - President Obama released a statement today that strongly supports the reclassification of broadband access as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. Th...
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  • Privacy & Security

Government Seeks Expanded Hacking Ability in Criminal Investigations

Wednesday the Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts held a small public hearing about a proposed change to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Crimi...
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New EU Cyber Security Directive should focus on protection of truly critical infrastructure

The European Parliament’s vote from March 2014 correctly improved the scope of the Network and Information Directive by focusing on truly critical infrastructure such as the energy, banking, and tra...
  • Privacy & Security

FBI Seeks Even Broader Surveillance Power From Judicial Advisory Committee

Washington – The FBI’s request to significantly expand the government’s power to remotely search stored electronic data is the subject of a hearing before the Advisory Committee on Criminal Rule...