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The Circuit: Prepping for the net neutrality vote, Google TV and bill shock

Tech news from over the weekend: prepping for the FCC net neutrality vote, delays for Google TV, AT&T bill shock hits an Army PFC and more.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | December 20, 2010; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AT&T, Apple, Comcast, FCC, Google, Mobile, Net Neutrality, Privacy, copyright  
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Federal customs agents seize Web sites of traffickers in knockoffs

ederal customs agents have seized 82 Web sites accused of trafficking in handbags and other counterfeit goods, escalating a crackdown against so-called knockoffs that have increasingly moved online, the Justice Department said Monday. The seizures, announced on the "Cyber Monday" online shopping day, targeted sites selling an array of products, including fake Coach purses, counterfeit sports equipment and even a Disney DVD set with Minnie Mouse's name spelled wrong.

By Cecilia Kang  | November 29, 2010; 2:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  copyright  
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Wyden pledges to delay Internet anti-piracy bill

A legal debate over how to stop online piracy appears far from over. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) promises to stop a controversial Internet anti-counterfeiting and piracy bill from moving forward during the lame-duck Congress.

By Cecilia Kang  | November 23, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  copyright  
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update: Senate anti-piracy bill provokes battle between Hollywood and Web giants

Update: The Senate Judiciary Committee, in an executive session, voted in favor of the bill. It now moves to the full Senate for a vote at a time to be determined.On Thursday morning, a Senate Judiciary committee will consider legislation...

By Cecilia Kang  | November 18, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  copyright  
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Internet piracy debate intensifies on Senate bill

A battle has intensified over federal rules to prevent online piracy, with Hollywood, Web site operators and engineers clamoring to influence the outcome of a Senate bill. In one corner, the U.S. Chamber, Hollywood and artists support Senator Patrick Leahy’s...

By Cecilia Kang  | October 1, 2010; 3:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  copyright  
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Senate piracy bill changed after criticism by ISPs, engineers, public advocates

Senator lawmakers on Wednesday made changes to a controversial bill aimed at combating online piracy after an uproar by Silicon Valley engineers, Internet service providers and public interest groups that the legislation would lead to censorship. In a release, bill...

By Cecilia Kang  | September 29, 2010; 2:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  copyright  
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Verizon may be moving forward on policing copyright, Cecilia Kang , November 13, 2009
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