Post Tagged with: "US"

Divisions Between US and EU Begin to Appear Over ACTA

A recent issue of Inside US Trade featured a detailed report (sub required) on the European Union positions in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations.  The article cites comments from Pedro Velasco Martins, an EU official involved in the ACTA negotiations and points to several areas of disagreement: The scope of […]

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May 18, 2009 1 comment News

U.S. and Europe Talking Tougher on Net Neutrality

Officials in the U.S. and Europe are talking tougher on net neutrality.  FTC Chair Jon Leibowitz has said that his Commission may start enforcing net neutrality rules and take action against bad network management practices.  Meanwhile, European Commissioner Viviane Reding has told a conference that net neutrality is essential.

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May 13, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Europe Pushes For ICANN Reform

The European Union has put Internet governance back on the political agenda, as it is urging the U.S. government to make ICANN fully independent.

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May 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

EU Complains About Lack of U.S. Copyright Compliance

Michael Factor points to a release late last week by Ambassador John Bruton, the head of the European Commission Delegation to the United States, complaining about the failure of the United States to live up to its international copyright obligations.

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March 24, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Canada-U.S.-Mexico Plan Raises IP, Spam and Privacy Issues

The Canadian, U.S., and Mexican government quietly released their Security and Prosperity Partnership for North America today. While the documents contain the usual high level commitments, several elements are worth watching from an technology and privacy law perspective.

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June 28, 2005 Comments are Disabled News