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An ECPA Day of Action

Today, a host of organizations from across the political spectrum and including civil society, companies, and academics are calling for people to sign a White House petition encouraging ECPA reform. C...
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Immigration Reform Hopes

With the number of legislative days in 2013 dwindling, we face the likelihood that immigration reform will not see floor action in the U.S. House of Representatives this year.  While statements this ...
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  • Patent Reform & Copyright

The Beginning of a Likely Copyright Reform in the EU

This month the European Commission formally closed the ‘Licenses for Europe’ stakeholder dialogue on copyright. In four working groups, the aim of the stakeholder dialogue was to examine how more ...
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  • Internet Freedom

Adoption of New Brazilian Internet Law Postponed

During her impassioned speech at the UN General Assembly, President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff announced that a quick adoption of the “Marco Civil da Internet” will be one of the cornerstones of her...

House Judiciary Committee Passes Bipartisan Patent Reform Targeting Trolls

The House Judiciary Committee passed its bipartisan patent reform bill Wednesday known as the Innovation Act. CCIA had praised the bill when it was introduced and CCIA patent counsel Matt Levy explain...

Senate Offers Patent Reform Bill; CCIA Optimistic About Reform Proposals

Washington –Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has introduced the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013. The bill offers key reforms that would improve transparency of patent ownersh...
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  • Internet Freedom
  • Internet Governance

Internet of Everything Rocks, but Internet For Everybody Should Not Be Lost in the Frenzy

Alexis Ohanian, a co-founder of reddit, was in Washington earlier this month promoting his book about the economic importance of open Internet access for everybody on the planet.   Google is investi...

Judge Supports Google Books As Fair Use, Ruling A Win For Transformative Tech Online

Washington -- A judge has issued a long-awaited ruling that paves the way for search engines and others to allow users to search published books just like they search the Internet.  The Authors Guild...

CCIA Signs On To Group Letter To FCC Chairman Wheeler

CCIA  joined other companies and trade associations in a welcome letter to incoming FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler. In the letter, signatories praise the benefits of competition, especially ensuring rul...