Archive for Digital Updates – 2019

House Holds a Hearing on Terrorism Content and Misinformation on Social Media Platforms
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House Holds a Hearing on Terrorism Content and Misinformation on Social Media Platforms

On June 26, the House Committee on Homeland Security held a hearing on the role of online platforms in spreading terrorism content and misinformation. The ... Read More
House Hears from the New Register of Copyrights on Copyright Office Modernization
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House Hears from the New Register of Copyrights on Copyright Office Modernization

On June 26, the House Judiciary Committee held a Copyright Office oversight hearing with the newly appointed Register of Copyrights, Karyn Temple. The hearing was ... Read More
Senators Hawley and Warner Introduce a Bill to Disclose the Value of User Data to Online Platforms
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Senators Hawley and Warner Introduce a Bill to Disclose the Value of User Data to Online Platforms

On June 24, Senators Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced a bill that would require online platforms to disclose how they value and ... Read More
Senator Hawley to Propose Amendments to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
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Senator Hawley to Propose Amendments to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

According to news reports, Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) is planning to introduce a bill to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act later this ... Read More
FTC Wraps Up Its Competition and Consumer Protection Hearings Launched Last Year
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FTC Wraps Up Its Competition and Consumer Protection Hearings Launched Last Year

On June 12, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held the last session of its hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The ... Read More
Congress Holds a Hearing on Online Platforms and the Need to Protect High-Quality Journalism
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Congress Holds a Hearing on Online Platforms and the Need to Protect High-Quality Journalism

On June 11, the House Antitrust Subcommittee held a hearing on the role of dominant online platforms and the future of the news industry, titled ... Read More
Alliance Testifies in Congress on the Need to Protect the Future of Journalism
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Alliance Testifies in Congress on the Need to Protect the Future of Journalism

On June 11, the Alliance President and CEO David Chavern will testify in front of the House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on ... Read More
News Provides Significant Value to Google, Alliance Study Finds
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News Provides Significant Value to Google, Alliance Study Finds

On June 10, the Alliance released a study, containing analysis by strategy and economics consulting firm Keystone Strategy, showing that the amount of news in ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Applauds California Senate Judiciary Committee for Passing California Journalism Preservation Act - Read more