With the death of the last year’s video franchising-Net neutrality bill, Democrats have now firmly taken the reins on telecommunications policy in Congress. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii., has legislation designed to map out the availability of broadband, or high-speed Internet connections, in the United States, and it passed out of committee on […]
Entries Tagged as 'copyright and ip'
July 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments
May 15th, 2007 · No Comments
Discussion About the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations at the U.S. Copyright Office, May 9, 2007
Note: The following is my attempt at transcribing the public meeting about the position that the United States should take at the June 2007 meeting, in Geneva, Switzerland, of WIPO’s Standing Committee on […]
March 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment
Framework Set for ‘Broadcast Flag’ Copyright Control to Go Global
By Drew Clark
WASHINGTON, March 13, 2007 – The Electronic Frontier Foundation on Tuesday released a paper about the entertainment industry’s move to take copyright controls global.
The report is the result of EFF’s participation in a closed-door session of the Digital Video Broadcasting […]
February 26th, 2007 · No Comments
Patent Legislation To Come Before Copyright Legislation
By Drew Clark
SAN JOSE, February 26, 2007 – Legislation to overhaul aspects of the patent system could take shape in as few as two or three weeks, said Rep. Howard Berman, D-Calif., chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and the Internet.
“This is an issue that […]