Engineers Go To Work on New TV Navigation Devices

Washington – Late last year, while reauthorizing satellite carriage of TV signals, Congress instructed the FCC to update its rules on interoperability for TV navigation devices.   Implementing the new law, the FCC has just announced the members of its Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee (DSTAC). They will be expected to come up with consensus standards…

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CCIA Calls For Electronic Privacy Updates To Mark Data Privacy Day

Washington – Technology and consumer groups around the world are marking January 28 as Data Privacy Day to consider privacy protections and the direction they should take in democratic countries. Today, the Computer & Communications Industry Association is calling on Congress to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) of 1986.  The obsolete law, which…

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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 affirmed the legality of these policies in two new copyright opinions that addressed fair use and other limitations and exceptions to copyright: Fox v. DISH and Rosen v. eBay.  For…

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