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September 2, 2014

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July 28, 2014

This Week: Wireless Cramming, Minority Media and Microsoft’s Data Warrant

The highlights include a look at Microsoft’s challenge of a warrant for data located in Ireland, a Senate hearing on wireless cramming and a conference on issues for minority media and telecom businesses.

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July 17, 2014

Amazon, the Cloud and its Call for a Privacy Law Change

CQ Roll Call’s Kerry Young reports that Amazon has asked lawmakers to tweak federal health privacy law to allow freer data flow for research projects conducted through its cloud-services business while maintaining information security.

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July 10, 2014

Aereo Decision Is Narrow Enough for Some, Still Raises Questions From Others

Before the Supreme Court issued its decision last month on the Aereo case, there had been concerns from some  groups about potential impacts on “cloud” computing. And during oral arguments, justices also expressed concerns that a ruling against the company could hinder the development of new technology.

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July 3, 2014

What Do the Experts Fear About the Future of the Internet?

Will the way people access and share content on the Internet be significantly worse in 2025 compared to now? And what are the “most serious threats to the most effective accessing and sharing” of content online?

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June 26, 2014

What Does the Aereo Case Mean for Other Tech Cases?

When the Supreme Court ruled that streaming-TV company Aereo violated the copyrights of major broadcasters, were the justices right in how they handled what this means for “other technological innovators”? Among the flurry of reactions and writings about the decision, at least a couple of them touch upon the question.

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May 28, 2014

Samsung’s Health Project: the FDA Factor

Samsung today announced the Simband, a “reference design” for a wearable sensor gadget that would allow people to track their health data. Along with Apple’s rumored upcoming launch of an iWatch with health apps, the Samsung move pushes the concept of real-time tracking of consumers’ health information closer to the point where regulators and lawmakers will have to revisit the issue.

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May 22, 2014

Google’s Eric Schmidt on ‘Data Protectionism’

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Schmidt at an event in Hong Kong in November. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt says Internet companies are facing a “rising tide of data protectionism,” and that it could have widespread economic effects.

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May 19, 2014

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