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USTR Tells Public Interest Groups They Have 8 Minutes To Talk To TPP Negotiators | Techdirt

USTR Tells Public Interest Groups They Have 8 Minutes To Talk To TPP Negotiators | Techdirt | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
We've noted for quite some time that the USTR's idea of "transparency" is laughable. They pretend that letting a few critics speak briefly is "transparency." It's not. Transparency is revealing what you're...
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Wyden Traps Feds In Their Own Words: ACTA Explanation Opens Up Big Hole In Cybersecurity Bill | Techdirt

Wyden Traps Feds In Their Own Words: ACTA Explanation Opens Up Big Hole In Cybersecurity Bill | Techdirt | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
Back in March, when the US State Department responded to Ron Wyden's questions about the feds' authority to negotiate and sign onto ACTA without Congressional approval (damn you, Constitution), it made an odd (and rather new) claim: that...
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PM to consider porn blocking plans | News | PC Pro

PM to consider porn blocking plans | News | PC Pro | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
MP Claire Perry says blocking content from the web isn't censorship...
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Liberals put last nail in ACTA coffin | EurActiv

Liberals put last nail in ACTA coffin | EurActiv | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
Independent specialised European Union affairs portal for EU policy professionals. Expert EU policy journalists follow a wide range of European legislation and topics. Stories, interviews and articles are available in English, French and German.
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House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Bill

House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Bill | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
The House of Representatives passed cybersecurity legislation Thursday aimed at protecting American companies from hackers who steal intellectual property.
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CISPA, “National Security,” and the NSA’s Ability to Read Your Emails | Electronic Frontier Foundation

CISPA, “National Security,” and the NSA’s Ability to Read Your Emails | Electronic Frontier Foundation | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
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Cispa cybersecurity bill opposed by Obama administration

Cispa cybersecurity bill opposed by Obama administration | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton adviser reiterates president's opposition to Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act ahead of vote...
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European Commission Consults on Notice and Takedown | LSE Media Policy Project

European Commission Consults on Notice and Takedown | LSE Media Policy Project | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
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Some Countries Want To Fix TPP... By Making It More Like ACTA | Techdirt

Some Countries Want To Fix TPP... By Making It More Like ACTA | Techdirt | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
ACTA and TPP have much in common, but the way in which they represents two aspects of the same impulse has never been shown more clearly than here, in this proposal to re-use elements of one in the other: In an apparent effort to break the...
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EU urged to reject international anti-counterfeiting pact | Amnesty International

EU urged to reject international anti-counterfeiting pact | Amnesty International | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
A proposed trade agreement aimed at protecting intellectual property could pose a threat to a wide range of human rights.
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ACTA in the EU: We Can't Call it Dead Yet | Electronic Frontier Foundation

ACTA in the EU: We Can't Call it Dead Yet | Electronic Frontier Foundation | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
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Insanity: CISPA Just Got Way Worse, And Then Passed On Rushed Vote | Techdirt

Insanity: CISPA Just Got Way Worse, And Then Passed On Rushed Vote | Techdirt | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
Up until this afternoon, the final vote on CISPA was supposed to be tomorrow. Then, abruptly, it was moved up today—and the House voted in favor of its passage with a vote of 248-168. But that's not even the worst part.
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Digital Economy Act hit by delay

Digital Economy Act hit by delay | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
Plans to send warning letters to suspected illegal file-sharers have been put off until at least 2014, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport confirms.
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Advocacy group flip-flops twice over CISPA surveillance bill

Advocacy group flip-flops twice over CISPA surveillance bill | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
The Center for Democracy and Technology once opposed CISPA. Then, to the delight of CISPA's backers, it ceased actively opposing the bill. Now it's opposing CISPA once again. Read this blog post by Declan McCullagh on Privacy Inc..
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CISPA gets a rewrite but still threatens Americans' privacy

CISPA gets a rewrite but still threatens Americans' privacy | Internet Legislation | Scoop.it
Foes of controversial legislation rally before expected vote next week, with scant success so far: latest draft still allows Internet companies to share customer data and communications with the National Security Agency.
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