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News Media Alliance Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Copyrighted Content against Google’s Unauthorized Copying
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News Media Alliance Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Copyrighted Content against Google’s Unauthorized Copying

The News Media Alliance today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of Oracle in the Google v. Oracle (docket no. 18-956) case concerning Google’s unauthorized copying of parts of Oracle’s computer ... Read More
DOJ Hosts Workshop on Section 230
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DOJ Hosts Workshop on Section 230

On February 19, the DOJ hosted a workshop featuring three panels about Section 230. Attorney General William Barr opened the event by expressing concern about ... Read More
Alliance Files an Amicus Brief with the Supreme Court in Google v. Oracle
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Alliance Files an Amicus Brief with the Supreme Court in Google v. Oracle

On February 19, the News Media Alliance filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of Oracle in the Google v. Oracle case ... Read More
News Media Alliance Testimony: Department of Justice Sec. 230 Workshop
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News Media Alliance Testimony: Department of Justice Sec. 230 Workshop

On February 19, 2020, Alliance President & CEO David Chavern will testify at the Department of Justice Workshop on Section 230 of the Communications Decency ... Read More
News Media Alliance Announces Recipients of John P. Murray Award for Excellence in Audience Development
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News Media Alliance Announces Recipients of John P. Murray Award for Excellence in Audience Development

The News Media Alliance has named the (Fort Collins) Coloradoan, The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) and the Chicago Tribune as the recipients of the ... Read More
Google Reportedly Talking with French Publishers About Paying for News
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Google Reportedly Talking with French Publishers About Paying for News

Following the passage of the European Union’s Copyright Directive last year, Google is now in discussions with French news publishers on paying for their news ... Read More
Senator Graham’s New Bill Circulates, Would Add Hurdle for Online Platform Immunity
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Senator Graham’s New Bill Circulates, Would Add Hurdle for Online Platform Immunity

On February 13, Senator Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) draft bill, which would predicate interactive computer services' Section 230 immunity on compliance with “best practices” in the proposed Act ... Read More
The UK Department for Culture Responds to the Online Harms White Paper
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The UK Department for Culture Responds to the Online Harms White Paper

On February 12, the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announced that it is “minded” to grant the Office of Communications (Ofcom) the ... Read More
FTC Requests Information on Past Acquisitions by Large Tech Companies
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FTC Requests Information on Past Acquisitions by Large Tech Companies

On February 11, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it will re-examine past acquisitions of small and nascent firms by big tech companies, including ... Read More
Rep. Jordan (R-OH) Tapped to Become House Judiciary Ranking Member
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Rep. Jordan (R-OH) Tapped to Become House Judiciary Ranking Member

On February 6, 2020, the House Steering Committee selected Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) to replace Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) as ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, as ... Read More
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