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    Public Policy

    SIIA aggressively promotes and protects the interests of its member companies in legal and public policy debates by working with state, federal and international policymakers and participating in landmark legal decisions. SIIA supports the development of a robust global electronic marketplace that is diverse and highly competitive. To that end, SIIA is the leading voice of the software & digital content industries across a wide-range of issues, including intellectual property protection, privacy and data security, e-government and information policy, taxation of electronic commerce, security, education technology and workforce development.

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    Intellectual Property Roundup
    Congress Oks Bill to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking (PC Mag) Congress approved the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, a bill that,
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    New Markey-Hatch Federal Student Privacy Legislation is Unnecessary
    SIIA today issued a press release on the introduction of the “Protecting Student Privacy Act” by Sens. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Orin Hatch
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    Should the Right to be Forgotten be Secret and Global?
    Implementing the right to be forgotten was never going to be easy as earlier blogs in this series have pointed out.  But
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    Intellectual Property Roundup
    Copyright Office Says Aereo Doesn’t Qualify for Compulsory License (Los Angeles Times) The U.S. Copyright Office said in its opinion that Aereo does
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    Digital Policy Roundup
    DOC Announces Creation of Chief Data Officer, Private Sector Advisory Council Last week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that the Department of
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