Archive for Digital Updates – May

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
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