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Content & Technology Policy Report June 20, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: In Congress this week, House Republicans held leadership elections, and the House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on IP prepared for part two of a set of hearings on music licensing issues. On the judicial front, the U.S … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report June 6, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: This week, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, IP and the Internet announced two music licensing hearings. Also on the Hill, the Congressional Internet Caucus scheduled a briefing for next week … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report May 23, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: Congress heard testimony from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler on net neutrality this week. Also in Congress, small business owners called upon Members to ensure their IP rights are rec … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report May 9, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced a bill this week that would require radio stations that opt for retransmission consent payments to pay artists a performance royalty. Also on the Hill … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report May 2, 2014

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900 19th Street NW | 8th Floor | Washington D.C. 20006 Tel: (202) 327-8100 | Fax: (202) 327-8101   “Weekly copyright related summary of issues, including congressional, judicial, administration, international and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group (ACG).”  I. Headlines and Highlights: The Senate Finance Committee grilled U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman on the Administration’s 2014 trade policy agenda this week. On the House side, a resolution that would ban “any new [ … [Read more...]