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State of the Union From a Tech Perspective

Tech industry advocates could easily spot some longstanding items from the innovation agenda within President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. President Obama said “innovation ...
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Supreme Court Rules Against GPS Tracking Without Warrants

The Supreme Court today issued an opinion in the case of United States v. Jones, concerning whether the police needed a warrant before they placed a GPS tracking device on the underside of a suspect...

Supreme Court Rules Against GPS Monitoring Without A Warrant

The U.S. Supreme Court said today that installing a GPS monitoring device constitutes a search and is therefore prohibited by the 4th amendment without a warrant. The decision that such a search is il...
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Congress Puts PIPA, SOPA On Hold After Internet User Uprising

Some citizens, Congress members, and organizations have been fully aware of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) and the threats they pose for months now. After all, PIPA...

House, Senate Delay Action On PIPA/SOPA

The House and Senate have both announced plans today to put off consideration of the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The announcement follows record numbers of phone ca...
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CCIA Joins PIPA/SOPA Blackout

The Computer & Communications Industry Association blacked out its website Wednesday, along with a countdown clock to the Senate's planned vote on its flawed legislation January 24. More than 6...

PIPA/SOPA Blackout

Here's an excerpt from CCIA President & CEO Ed Black's CNN interview -- see above or the text of the story below: (CNN) -- "Imagine a world without free knowledge". Those are the words on the h...
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European Commission Presents E-Commerce Action Plan

On 11 January 2012 the Commission presented its Communication on e-commerce. The Communication sets out an action plan to double online sales and the share of the Internet economy in EU GDP by 2015. ...
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Judiciary Committee May Study Cybersecurity Provision Before Implementing It As Part of PIPA

Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has put out a statement saying he may add a provision to study the impact of DNS blocking before that provision within the controversial PROTECT IP bill (PIPA...
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DOJ Investigating Verizon Cable Deal

One day after the AT&T’s takeover bid for T-Mobile collapsed, now it’s the other Bell that’s trying to eliminate competition.  Verizon is as aggressively ambitious as AT&T – it’s pr...

CCIA’s Response to News AT&T Withdraws Bid to Takeover T-Mobile

AT&T’s CEO has confirmed the company has decided to withdraw its plan to takeover competitor T-Mobile. The move comes after the Department of Justice sued to block the deal as it violated antitr...

CCIA’s Response to News AT&T Withdraws Bid to Takeover T-Mobile

AT&T’s CEO has confirmed the company has decided to withdraw its plan to takeover competitor T-Mobile. The move comes after the Department of Justice sued to block the deal as it violated antitr...