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Settings On Facebook’s Frictionless Sharing

Late last week, a group of organizations co-signed a letter to the Federal Trade Commission outlining concerns that they have about some of Facebook’s recent practices and announcements. CCIA beli...
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  • Privacy & Security
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Settings On Facebook's Frictionless Sharing

Late last week, a group of organizations co-signed a letter to the Federal Trade Commission outlining concerns that they have about some of Facebook’s recent practices and announcements. CCIA beli...
  • Digital Economy

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Online Behavioral Advertising in the EU – The Need for User ‘Consent’

The advertising industry has drafted a self-regulatory framework this year to meet legal requirements regarding the placement of cookies on Internet users’ machines for the purpose of online behav...
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Copyright Extension Issues On The Horizon

Two current stories are worth noting on the copyright term extension front.  First, several weeks ago, the EU passed a law that extended the copyright term for sound recordings by 20 years.  While t...
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AT&T to Verizon : “We’ll Keep the World Safe for Big Telecom Mergers, You Go Kill That Pesky FCC Open Internet Rule”

Ahh, the co-ordinated effects possible between two giant duopolists. Now that the trial schedule has been set for the new 21st century U.S. v. AT&T antitrust case, AT&T litigators will be ...
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AT&T to Verizon : “We’ll Keep the World Safe for Big Telecom Mergers, You Go Kill That Pesky FCC Open Internet Rule”

Ahh, the co-ordinated effects possible between two giant duopolists. Now that the trial schedule has been set for the new 21st century U.S. v. AT&T antitrust case, AT&T litigators will be vig...
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  • Privacy & Security
  • US

ECPA Petition Urges Reform

CCIA has been deeply involved for a long time in efforts to convince Congress to give the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) the attention it deserves. ECPA, written in 1986, dictates under ...
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CCIA’s new Huffington Post column

CCIA President & CEO Ed Black will be blogging regularly on technology policy and telecom policy issues for the Huffington Post. He filed his most recent post on the WTO panel discussion he led la...
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CCIA's new Huffington Post column

CCIA President & CEO Ed Black will be blogging regularly on technology policy and telecom policy issues for the Huffington Post. He filed his most recent post on the WTO panel discussion he led la...
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  • US
  • Competition

IRS Tax Prep Not A Budget Solution

CCIA has long opposed efforts in Congress to implement “Return-Free Filing”, a proposal under which the IRS would fill out tax returns and send them to the taxpayer for approval -- rather than hav...