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CCIA Expresses Concern About DOJ Proposal Aimed At Social Media Companies Ahead Of Election

Washington — Weeks before the election, the Department of Justice is submitting a rare legislative proposal to Congress today to alter the law that allows social media sites to flag or remove misinformation and nefarious content. Attorney General William Barr is also expected to meet with Republican attorneys general today regarding unsubstantiated claims that social…

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Senate Commerce Committee Conducts Oversight of FCC

Washington — All five FCC Commissioners appeared before the Senate Commerce Committee Wednesday for an oversight hearing.  Amid questions peppered with discussion of accessing Denver Broncos’, Green Bay Packers’, and Minnesota Vikings’ games in different markets in Western states, the hearing covered a broad range of issues related to recent FCC actions.   Net Neutrality…

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CCIA Concerned About Pictures Tax in France

Brussels — A bill on “Creation, Architecture and Heritage Sites” was adopted today by the French Senate at its first reading. The bill focuses on the freedom of artists to create, relationships between stakeholders of the music sector and stakeholders of the film industry, as well as the protection of archaeological heritage. The Computer &…

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CCIA Welcomes Privacy Shield Package: Provides Legal Certainty, Strong Privacy Safeguards And Trust

Brussels — The European Justice Commissioner, Věra Jourová, today presented the full details of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the new framework for transatlantic commercial data flows.   The framework includes major privacy safeguards including: strong obligations on participating companies and enforcement, limitations and safeguards on government access, redress possibilities for consumers, and annual reviews. Today’s…

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