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Victories for Balanced Copyright in Fox v. DISH and Rosen v. eBay

Washington -- The technology industry continues to benefit from balanced copyright policies, which help support and incentivize new technology and disruptive business models.  Courts recently affirme...

House, Senate Hold Open Internet Hearings

Washington -- Open Internet supporters told House Energy and Commerce Committee members today they are concerned that draft legislation would block the FCC’s ability to protect consumers’ access t...
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  • Privacy & Security
  • Cybersecurity

President Obama Includes Cybersecurity, Privacy in SOTU

Washington - President Obama touched on an array of proposals related to increasing cybersecurity and privacy protections for consumers in last night’s State of the Union address.  In the wake of l...

President Obama Highlights Policies For Innovation Economy in SOTU Address

Washington – We are pleased that President Obama, as part of his proposals to grow the economy, highlighted pro-innovation priorities like trade and open Internet access and fast networks. The foll...
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  • Telecom

Good for Sprint. Competition and Open Internet access For All.

Unlike certain legacy monopoly Internet service providers, both wired and wireless, Sprint has not opposed FCC open Internet access rules over the past year.   It understands that basic industry fra...

Sprint to FCC: Strong Support for Open Internet Rules

Washington - Open Internet rules are not a threat to investing in networks. That was the message in a letter Sprint sent to FCC Chairman Wheeler, making it clear that competition in mobile broadband h...
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  • EU
  • Taxes & Trade
  • European Union

How would Hercule Poirot Approach a State Aid Investigation?

The debate of the last couple of years about corporation tax in Europe resembles a popular ‘whodunnit’: point at an obvious suspect before realising that things are not as they seem. The storyline...

CCIA Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan Immigration Innovation Act

Washington -- In response to the need for high-skilled immigration, senators introduced the Immigration Innovation (“I-Squared”) Act today. The Computer & Communications Industry Association c...
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  • EU
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  • European Union

Google News Is Shutting Down in Spain – A Bad Day For Citizens, Online Innovation and Publishers Themselves

Today we learnt that Google will shut down its ‘Google News’ service this year in Spain. This is just one consequence of the introduction in Spain of an ancillary copyright levy (known as the ‘A...