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Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Flawed Bill That Would Harm Consumers, Economy, Security

Washington – The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that would affect low-cost and free-to-the-user digital services offered by a handful of digital companies. The new regulations carve out most tech competitors – including overseas rivals positioning themselves to fill a void created by overregulation. The Computer & Communications Industry Association, an international not for…

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Pai To Serve Up Half-Baked Proposal Wednesday To Repeal Net Neutrality – Not Humble Pie

Washington — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced Tuesday that he would release his proposal Wednesday to rescind rules that prevent Internet Service Providers from blocking, slowing down or speeding up traffic to certain websites. The internet has flourished under principles known as “net neutrality,” which have prevented discrimination and promoted entrepreneurship and smaller websites by…

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CCIA Welcomes the Civil Liberties Committee’s Opinion on the Copyright Directive

Brussels, BELGIUM — In September 2016, the European Commission published its proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (the “Copyright Proposal”). This proposal implements filtering systems for user-uploaded content and undermine the liability regime of Internet intermediaries, legal backbone of the European digital sector. This proposal has recently been condemned without…

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EU Ministers Recognise Importance of Encryption to Ensure Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Brussels, BELGIUM — The General Affairs Council today adopted Conclusions calling for the strengthening of European cybersecurity across the EU.  Importantly, the Conclusions confirm “that strong and trusted encryption is highly important for properly ensuring human rights and fundamental freedoms in EU and for public trust in the Digital Single Market.”  However, they also note…

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