Content & Technology Policy Report April 12 – 25, 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 was on recess the past two weeks, yet there was still considerable activity on copyright-related issues. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) voiced concern over the pending Comcast - Time Warner merger, and member … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report April 11, 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 had a busy week leading up to its two week April recess. Members met to discuss Department of Commerce funding and examine the pending Comcast-Time Warner merger. Concerns over U.S. Patent and Trademark O … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report April 4, 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 another busy week for IP, the House Judiciary Committee focused on the preservation and reuse of copyrighted works in its continued examination of copyright law. Meanwhile the House Ways and Means Committee hea … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report March 28, 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: Both Chambers of Congress had an active week of working on copyright-related issues. There was marked progress on the House reauthorization bill for the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), fol … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report March 21, 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. Summary of Issues: Congress is on recess; the Senate Judiciary Committee plans a hearing on the reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA); the Senate Judiciary Committee also plans a hearing on the impa … [Read more...]