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Study Adds To Link Between Venture Capitalist Investment, Legal Certainty On Copyright Liability For U.S. Cloud Computing Companies

A new economic study adds to evidence that more legal certainty about liability can lead to increased venture capitalist investment in a growing industry -- cloud computing. Harvard Business School...

Senate Introduces Resolution Opposing More Online Sales Tax Legislation

The Computer & Communications Industry Association applauds Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and his co-sponsors, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., Sen. Jeff Mer...
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Initial Thoughts On House Online Piracy Bill

On initial glance H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act, introduced in the House this week, is twice was long as its Senate counterpart the PROTECT IP Act and proposes broad, sweeping Internet regul...
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The Premier League Case – Opportunities For The Single Digital Market

At the beginning of this month the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its judgment on the long-awaited ‘Premier League rights’ case. The legal dispute arose in the UK invol...
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Privacy Panel Caps Week Of Events Marking ECPA’s 25th Anniversary

Today marked the end of around ten days of events surrounding the 25th anniversary of the Electronic Communications Protect Action, though by no means is it the end of our reform efforts. It was a wee...
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Privacy Panel Caps Week Of Events Marking ECPA's 25th Anniversary

Today marked the end of around ten days of events surrounding the 25th anniversary of the Electronic Communications Protect Action, though by no means is it the end of our reform efforts. It was a wee...
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Controversial Internet Censorship Bill Introduced In House

Several House members have introduced a controversial bill that could interrupt access to legal websites and compromise the stability and security of the Internet itself. This bill would allow the ...
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Continued Concerns about the Senate’s PROTECT IP Bill, with a House Bill Likely to be Introduced Soon

There may not be extensive overlap between the beliefs and values of members of the Tea Party and the tech sector, but the threat of excessive government regulation and control over the Internet, pose...
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Privacy Rules 25 Years Old Today

Today marks 25 years since President Ronald Reagan signed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act into law in 1986. In those years, technology has advanced at a rapid pace, and has given the governm...
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Another Bill To Tax Online Sales Introduced In House

Last week saw the introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives of another bill aimed at requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes from customers regardless of whether they have a physical...

CCIA Welcomes Increased Scrutiny of China’s Internet Restrictions

The Computer & Communications Industry Association applauds today’s action by the United States Trade Representative requesting detailed information regarding China’s Internet restrictions. Us...

CCIA Applauds Event Highlighting Outdated Privacy Rules

A bipartisan group of nonprofit privacy advocates is hosting a retro tech fair and press conference today. The goal is to highlight for Congress the need to reform the nation’s surveillance laws –...