date icon January 31, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- Senate staff hears tech groups, PTO on weak software patents

"In Case You Missed It, Tech companies met with Senate staff Friday, arguing for and against expanding a patent review process to software patents.

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date icon January 31, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- Special Report: The Cybersecurity Struggle – The Big Picture: Obama’s Power Play

"In Case You Missed It, Tony and the team have tech’s take on a POLITICO deep-dive on the administration’s regulatory agenda: “Some of the most pressing technology issues in Washington — from the security of the country’s networks to the way government handles patents or hires tech experts — are being adjudicated predominately by the White House, an unavoidable go-it-alone approach in debates that matter to tech giants in Silicon Valley and profit-makers on Wall Street.

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date icon January 30, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- OVERNIGHT TECH: Tech Groups to Debate Software Patents at Senate Staff Briefing

"In Case You Missed It, Tech groups will meet with Senate Judiciary staff Friday to discuss the current legal opportunities to challenge low-quality patents as a part of the committee’s efforts to reform patent law.

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date icon January 30, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- TECH IBM, Microsoft, and Friends Renew Fight Against Patent-Troll Measure

"In Case You Missed It, a powerful coalition of large tech firms and other business stakeholders are rising up once again in opposition to a contentious patent-reform provision, as the Senate weighs a path forward on legislation to slay so-called patent trolls.

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date icon January 29, 2014 category icon Statements

State of the Union Addresses Trade Promotion Authority

"Tonight, Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association, released a statement recognizing President Obama’s State of the Union mention on Trade Promotion Authority:

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date icon January 29, 2014 category icon Statements

State of the Union Addresses Need for Patent Reform

"Tonight, Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association released a statement applauding President Obama’s State of the Union mention on patent reform:

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date icon January 28, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- Obama Touches on NSA, Patent Reform in State of the Union Address

"In Case You Missed It- Michael Beckerman, president and CEO of the trade group The Internet Association, applauded Obama’s call for patent reform.

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date icon January 28, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- How a Silicon Valley Group Is Reaching Out to Republicans

"In Case You Missed It, there’s plenty of talk right now about how Google and other tech companies are reaching out to Republicans, hoping to cover their right flank as Congress and regulators consider a host of issues related to their business.

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date icon January 28, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- The secret libertarianism of Uber & Airbnb

"In Case You Missed It, a new wave of technology companies claims to be expanding the possibilities of sharing and collaboration, and is clashing with established industries such as hospitality and transit.

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date icon January 27, 2014 category icon ICYMI

ICYMI- State Of The Union 2014: The Issues Technology And Science Sectors Will Be Watching For?

"In Case You Missed It, technology and science might not take center stage in President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address on Tuesday, but they’ll likely have very strong supporting roles.

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"Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on Senator Marco Rubio’s American Data Dissemination Act: “The internet industry appreciates Sen. Rubio’s leadership in introducing a federal privacy bill and advancing the conversation around an American approach to privacy. Americans deserve a modernized federal privacy framework that provides them… Read more tail right

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