Content & Technology Policy Report March 14, 2014

ACG-midium

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: The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on IP holds a hearing on Section 512 of Title 17; Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA) and Tom Marino (R-PA) co-author an op-ed in The Hill, titled “Victims of IP theft need better protectio … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report March 7, 2014

ACG-midium

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: The House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on IP reschedules a copyright hearing on Section 512 of Title 17; House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) releases th … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report February 28, 2014

ACG-midium

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: Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) introduces the “Songwriter Equity Act”; the House passes the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act”; the House Judiciary Committee’s IP Subcommittee postpones a hearing on Secti … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report February 21, 2014

ACG-midium

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 in recess; District Judge Dale Kimball issues a preliminary injunction against Aereo, banning the service in six states; the Center for American Progress hosts U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman for … [Read more...]

Content & Technology Policy Report February 14, 2014

ACG-midium

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: The Creative Rights Caucus launches its website; Congress will go on recess next week; the Supreme Court announces it will hear oral arguments between broadcasters and Aereo on April 22; the Department of Justice (DOJ) c … [Read more...]