ACTA: International Trade Negotiators Drop ISP Liability, Anti-Circumvention Provisions Still In
Copyright, Intellectual Property, International
September 7th, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, September 7, 2010 – International trade negotiators have dropped a controversial secondary liability provision regarding online copyright infringement, but still appear to be haggling over the anti-circumvention provisions, a leaked copy of an August version of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement shows.
Silicon Valley Fears Big Liabilities In Small Print of Proposed Trade Agreement
July 1st, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2010 –The office of the United States Trade Representative said Thursday that its negotiators had “made progress in building consensus,” over specific provisions in a controversial global intellectual property agreement — but it’s unlikely that whatever consensus they reached will be welcomed by all back at home.
Telecom Industry Launches Technical Advisory Group to Solve Net Neutrality Issues
FCC, Net Neutrality
June 17th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2010 – In response to the recent Third Way announcement made by FCC Chairmen Julius Genachowski, a group of ISPs, content creators and hardware makers have joined to form a working group to discuss the issues surrounding network neutrality.