In the Matter of Global Free Flow of Information on the Internet
Comments from the Center for Democracy and Technology highlight the importance of liability protections for online intermediaries and the way these protections serve to maintain the Internet as a robust platform both for the free flow of information and for trade.
Federal Communications Commission v. AT&T: Amicus brief in support of FCC
Brief of Amici Curiae Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics In Washington, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Library Association, the Association of Research Libraries, the National Security Archive, and Openthegovernment.Org in Support of Petitioners.
In the Matter of Preserving the Open Internet Broadband Industry Practices: Comments of the Open Internet Coalition
The Open Internet Coalition ("OIC") submits the following comments in response to the Federal Communications Commission's October 22, 2009, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NPRM" or "Notice"), FCC No. 09-93.
Letter to Julius Genachowski re: Open Internet (Oct. 21, 2009)
Letter expressing suppor for the recen announcement that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will begin a public proceeding that will ensure an open and nondiscriminatory Internet.
In the Matter of Digital Broadcast Copy Protection
Comments arguing that a broadcast flag rule adopted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could effectively limit the public's access to information, and impair its ability to use content in new and innovative ways.
American Library Association, et al., v. Federal Communications Commission and United States of America (2005)
This case arises out of events related to the nation's transition from analog to digital television service ("DTV").
ALA, et al. v. FCC: Reply Brief
Reply brief concerning the Federal Communications Commission broadcast flag mandate.
Letter to Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. and W.J. Tauzin re: H.R. 3261, "Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act" (Jan. 15, 2004)
Letter expressing opposition to the H.R. 3261, entitled "Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act."
Letter to Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. and W.J. "Billy" Tauzin re: "Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act" Discussion Draft (Sept. 8, 2003)
Letter from the Net Coalition regarding the "Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act" ("Discussion Draft" or "Draft"), specifically several provisions that would be unnecessarily punitive to the Internet community but would exceed other similar federal statutes.
Comments of The American Library Association, The Association of Research Libraries, and EDUCAUSE in the Matter of Framework for Broadband Internet Service
The American Library Association (ALA), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and EDUCAUSE welcome the FCC's Notice of Inquiry (NOI) proposing a "third way" forward on the difficult question of regulatory authority over broadband Internet access service.