Upcoming Event: A Tale of the Google Book Settlement and the Public Interest: Conclusions On The Competitive Elements

“A Tale of the Google Book Settlement and the Public Interest: Conclusions On The Competitive Elements” Tuesday, August 11, 2009 12:00 – 2:00 pm The National Press Club, Washington, D.C. Video Now Available A debate is brewing over the competitive implications of Google’s book search settlement deal with book publishers and authors. Some believe the deal…

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CCIA Statement on Microsoft Yahoo Search Deal

Microsoft and Yahoo have announced a ten year Internet search deal today. The agreement means Microsoft’s Bing search engine will power the searches on Yahoo’s websites. The following statement can be attributed to Computer & Communications Industry Association President & CEO Ed Black: “The fact that this deal preserves Yahoo as an independent company is…

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Fair Use, Other Exceptions To Copyright Law Provide Economic Benefits Too

In response to a study released by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) today regarding the contribution of copyright industries to the U.S. economy, the following statement can be attributed to Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) President and CEO Ed Black: “There is no question that copyright-related industries – just like technology and Internet…

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CCIA Appreciates U.S. Letter Objecting To China’s ‘Green Dam’

The Computer & Communications Industry Association expressed appreciation Wednesday that two U.S. Cabinet secretaries raised the issue of Internet censorship with Chinese officials. In a joint letter submitted to Chinese officials Wednesday, US Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke asked the Chinese to revoke the order that all personal computers sold in…

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