Archive for Digital Updates – 2019

Alliance Urges Fourth Circuit to Protect News Publishers Against Political Advertising Disclosure Requirements
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Alliance Urges Fourth Circuit to Protect News Publishers Against Political Advertising Disclosure Requirements

On June 7, the Alliance filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in The Washington Post v. McManus, ... Read More
Alliance Commends Senators Kennedy and Klobuchar for Introducing a Bill to Protect Journalism
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Alliance Commends Senators Kennedy and Klobuchar for Introducing a Bill to Protect Journalism

On June 3, Senators John Kennedy (R-LA), Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, ... Read More
Alliance Organizes a Congressional Briefing on the Safe Harbor Bill
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Alliance Organizes a Congressional Briefing on the Safe Harbor Bill

On June 3, the Alliance organized a congressional briefing on H.R. 2054, the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act,” introduced in April by House Antitrust Subcommittee ... Read More
Congress, Federal Agencies Announce Increased Scrutiny of Tech Platforms
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Congress, Federal Agencies Announce Increased Scrutiny of Tech Platforms

On June 3, the House Judiciary Committee announced that it was launching an antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including an evaluation of the existing ... Read More
Google Launches an Innovation Challenge to Support Local News in the United States
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Google Launches an Innovation Challenge to Support Local News in the United States

On May 28, Google announced its first GNI Innovation Challenge in North America to support local news. The program, aimed at publishers in the United ... Read More
Supreme Court Allows an Antitrust Case Against Apple to Proceed
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Supreme Court Allows an Antitrust Case Against Apple to Proceed

On May 13, the Supreme Court issued a decision holding that Apple users can sue the company for antitrust violations. The 5–4 decision allows a ... Read More
Congress Continues Hearings into Federal Privacy Legislation
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Congress Continues Hearings into Federal Privacy Legislation

Congress continued its hearings into consumer data privacy issues and the need for federal privacy legislation. On May 1, the Senate Commerce Committee held a ... Read More
Alliance Attends a White House Meeting on EU Copyright Directive
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Alliance Attends a White House Meeting on EU Copyright Directive

On May 7, the Alliance attended a meeting organized by Vishal Amin, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, on the impact of recent European Union ... Read More
France Advances Publishers’ Right Following the Adoption of the EU Copyright Directive
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France Advances Publishers’ Right Following the Adoption of the EU Copyright Directive

On April 30, the French National Assembly’s Cultural Affairs and Education Committee unanimously approved the French version of the Publishers’ Right, implementing the recently passed ... Read More
California Assembly Advances Multiple CCPA Amendments
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California Assembly Advances Multiple CCPA Amendments

On April 23, the California State Assembly’s Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection voted favorably on multiple amendments to the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Applauds California Senate Judiciary Committee for Passing California Journalism Preservation Act - Read more