Archive for Digital Updates – 2019

Apple Launches News Subscription Service
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Apple Launches News Subscription Service

On March 25, Apple announced its news subscription service, Apple News+, providing users access to more than 300 publications for a set monthly price. The ... Read More
Congress Continues Hearings on Antitrust and Privacy Issues
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Congress Continues Hearings on Antitrust and Privacy Issues

Over the last two weeks, Congress has continued its investigations into antitrust and privacy issues with multiple hearings by both the Senate and the House ... Read More
Senator Warren Calls for Breaking Up Big Tech
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Senator Warren Calls for Breaking Up Big Tech

On March 8, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) proposed breaking up the dominant tech companies — Amazon, Google, and Facebook, adding Apple to the list the ... Read More
Alliance Files Privacy Comments with the California Attorney General
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Alliance Files Privacy Comments with the California Attorney General

On March 8, the Alliance filed comments with the Office of the Attorney General of the State of California in response to its ongoing rulemaking ... Read More
More Than 250 Organizations Sign a Letter Supporting the EU Copyright Directive
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More Than 250 Organizations Sign a Letter Supporting the EU Copyright Directive

On March 11, more than 250 organizations representing the news media industry, authors, composers, writers, publishers and other creative industries signed a letter urging the ... Read More
Alliance Holds Video Call with Twitter
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Alliance Holds Video Call with Twitter

On February 14, the Alliance Digital Advisory Group — the Alliance’s hub for discussing issues related to the online ecosystem — held a video conference ... Read More
Federal Trade Commission Creates Big Tech Task Force
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Federal Trade Commission Creates Big Tech Task Force

On February 26, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it will establish a task force to examine and lead enforcement efforts against anti-competitive activities ... Read More
Congress Holds Two Hearings on Consumer Privacy
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Congress Holds Two Hearings on Consumer Privacy

On February 26 and 27, the House and the Senate held separate hearings on the need for federal approaches to consumer data privacy. The House ... Read More
European Union Moves Forward with the Copyright Directive
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European Union Moves Forward with the Copyright Directive

Following the deal reached between the European Parliament and the Council on the language of the proposed Copyright Directive — including Article 11, which would ... Read More
LawView Now Includes State Data Privacy Bills
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LawView Now Includes State Data Privacy Bills

The Alliance LawView state legislation tracking tool now includes data privacy bills. The bills captured by the privacy tracker include the data privacy bills currently ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Calls on FTC, DOJ to Investigate Google’s Misappropriation of Digital News Publishing, Stop Expansion of Generative AI Overviews Offering - Read more