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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.

    SIIA Digital Discourse» Policy

    Big Data–An Orwellian dystopia or a Jetsonian utopia?
     Big data is a term often met with one of two emotions, great suspicion or hyperbolic optimism. Neither sentiment encompasses the reality
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    Intellectual Property Roundup
    IP News U.S. Patent Office Rejects Apple Autocomplete Patent Used Against Samsung (CNET) While the Apple v. Samsung patent battle may have
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    Intellectual Property Roundup
    IP News Microsoft Sues Samsung Over Android Royalty Payments (The New York Times) In the lawsuit, Microsoft said that Samsung stopped making royalty
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    SIIA Urges Department of Commerce to Avoid Restrictions on Data
    Yesterday, SIIA submitted comments to the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, in response
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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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