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Senate Judiciary Committee Music Copyright Markup Expected in Mid-June

Expect a Senate Judiciary Committee markup on the Music Modernization Act (S-2823) as early as mid-June, with plans of moving forward with the copyright package as originally introduced, despite an alternative bill floated by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore … Subscribe to Read >>

MVPDs Driving Smart Home Technologies to Mass Market, Panelists Say

BURLINGAME, Calif. -- The distinction between the smart home and home entertainment is blurring, said Rob Conant, CEO of Wi-Fi provisioning company Cirrent, on a connected ecosystems panel at Parks Associates’ Connections conference last week. Cable companies, with a … Subscribe to Read >>

‘Immediately’ Disclose 'Process' for Adding Products to Tariffs List, CTA, Other Groups Urge USTR 

CTA, the National Retail Federation and 50 other trade groups from various industries want the U.S. Trade Representative’s office to “immediately make public” the details of the Trade Act Section 301 "process" it will use to add more Chinese-sourced … Subscribe to Read >>

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FTC’s New Consumer Protection Chief Defends Ability to Enforce

The FTC’s recently named Consumer Protection Bureau Director Andrew Smith told us Thursday his new job shouldn’t differ much from the compliance work he did for Equifax and Facebook, though he understands concern from the two Democratic commissioners who voted against his appointment.Read More >>

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