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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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CCIA Encourages Reform of FISA § 702 Surveillance

Washington — The House Judiciary Committee will hold the 115th Congress’ first hearing on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act tomorrow (Wednesday). The provision, which is set to expire at the end of this year, authorizes the programmatic surveillance of the electronic communications of non-U.S. persons overseas. Beginning in 2013, public disclosures regarding…

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Is Europe about to weaken encryption?

The French and German Interior Ministers called this week for EU legislation which could undermine the use of encryption in communication in Europe.  Worse still, a European Commission spokesperson appeared to endorse this proposal by stating that “encryption technology should not prevent law enforcement agencies or other competent authorities from intervening in the lawful exercise…

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CCIA Welcomes IMCO’s Draft Opinion on the Copyright Directive Proposal

Brussels – The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament (“IMCO“) has published its draft opinion yesterday on the proposal for a copyright directive for the Digital Single Market. In this draft opinion, MEP Catherine Stihler has deleted the “publishers’ right”, as lacking “sufficient justification”. This decision is in line with the…

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