Tech Panelists Explain Remaining Problems With ACTA

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement may have been negotiated behind closed doors, but the Washington International Trade Association hosted an open discussion on the final draft of the controversial agreement. Computer & Communications Industry Association President & CEO Ed Black told those gathered that he had problems with both the substance and the process of how…

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CCIA Files Comments With French Government’s P2P Infringement Agency

On Friday the Computer & Communications Industry Association’s Executive Vice President Erika Mann wrote the French copyright enforcement authority, HADOPI, expressing concern about the unintended consequences of a software specification related to the country’s so-called “3 Strikes” law. HADOPI has asked stakeholders to comment by Oct. 30 on proposed technical characteristics of software that users could be…

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CCIA Files Comments With French Government's P2P Infringement Agency

On Friday the Computer & Communications Industry Association’s Executive Vice President Erika Mann wrote the French copyright enforcement authority, HADOPI, expressing concern about the unintended consequences of a software specification related to the country’s so-called “3 Strikes” law. HADOPI has asked stakeholders to comment by Oct. 30 on proposed technical characteristics of software that users could be…

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Fox Rebroadcast Standoff Illustrates Open Internet Problem With Bundling Content and Conduit

Were you planning to have some friends over to watch the first game of the World Series, or maybe Glee’s Rocky Horror episode?  Well, if you’re a Cablevision subscriber in New York, New Jersey, or Philadelphia, you may have to rethink those plans.  Cablevision customers in those markets have been without their respective Fox broadcast…

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Wu’s Advice On ‘The Internet’s Midlife Crisis’

At Monday’s New America Foundation event, “The Internet’s Mid-Life Crisis,” Tim Wu of Columbia University Law School offered a preview of his upcoming book The Master Switch:  The Rise and Fall of Information Empires and called for a separation between Internet content and service providers. He said consumers are harmed when content and delivery become vertically integrated.…

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Wu's Advice On 'The Internet's Midlife Crisis'

At Monday’s New America Foundation event, “The Internet’s Mid-Life Crisis,” Tim Wu of Columbia University Law School offered a preview of his upcoming book The Master Switch:  The Rise and Fall of Information Empires and called for a separation between Internet content and service providers. He said consumers are harmed when content and delivery become vertically integrated.…

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