Archive for Digital Updates – January

Google Attacks Australian Code Again
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Google Attacks Australian Code Again

On January 31, Google released a blog with “Questions and Answers” about Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code. A third of Google’s “answers” included reference to ... Read More
Google Releases Own “Facts” About Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code
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Google Releases Own “Facts” About Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code

On January 22, in yet another attempt to discredit Australia’s upcoming Code requiring digital platforms to compensate news publishers for their content, Google released a ... Read More
Google Enters Agreement to Pay French Publishers
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Google Enters Agreement to Pay French Publishers

On January 21, Google officially signed an agreement to compensate a coalition of French publishers for Google’s use of their content. In a blog post, Google called the ... Read More
State AGs to File Third Lawsuit Against Google
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State AGs to File Third Lawsuit Against Google

On January 15, Reuters reported that State Attorneys General are planning to file a third lawsuit against Google focusing on its Play Store for Android ... Read More
WhatsApp Delays New Privacy Policy After Backlash
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WhatsApp Delays New Privacy Policy After Backlash

On January 15, WhatsApp announced it would delay its recent privacy policy update after users raised concerns about the app sharing data with its parent ... Read More
Google Experimenting with Removing Australian Media from Search Results
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Google Experimenting with Removing Australian Media from Search Results

On January 13, the The Australian Financial Review reported that Google was adjusting algorithms to block Australian news sites, as part of an “experiment.” A ... Read More
FCC No Longer Clarifying Section 230
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FCC No Longer Clarifying Section 230

On January 7, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a C-SPAN interview that he no longer intends to move forward with the notice of proposed ... Read More
President Trump Signs Renegotiated NAFTA, Including Immunities for Online Platforms
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President Trump Signs Renegotiated NAFTA, Including Immunities for Online Platforms

On January 29, President Trump signed the newly negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) following the Senate’s adoption of the agreement on January 16 in an ... Read More
Google Announces Plans to Phase Out Third-Party Cookies
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Google Announces Plans to Phase Out Third-Party Cookies

On January 14, 2020, Google announced that it intends to phase out its support of third-party cookies within the next two years as part of ... Read More
News Media Alliance Files Comments on the Effects of Artificial Intelligence on the News Industry
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News Media Alliance Files Comments on the Effects of Artificial Intelligence on the News Industry

The Alliance submitted comments on January 10, 2020, to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO) regarding their request for comments on the impact of ... Read More
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