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July 14, 2014

Letter to Senator Thune Regarding STELA

IPI recommends passage of a "clean" reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA).

January 31, 2014

ALEC Comments to House Subcommittee Concerning Update to Federal Communications Act

Comments by Rep. Thoreson and Bartlett Cleland submitted to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology concerning an update to the federal Communications Act.  The comments are taken from ALEC’s Six Principles for Communications and Technology, adopted by the Task Force and Board in 2013.

December 5, 2013

Letter to Representatives regarding "Innovation Act"

December 2, 2013

Comments Regarding Ireland Plain Packaging Regulation

November 13, 2013

Comments on Department of Commerce Green Paper, Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy

June 10, 2013

Comments to the ITC in the Matter of Electronic Digital Media Devices

Urging the ITC to forbear from issuing further exclusion orders in this matter, in order to discourage the forum shopping that brought these cases to the ITC.

January 28, 2013

Comments to the FCC Urging Test Migrations from PSTN to IP-based Networks

IPI urges the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to do its part to speed the transition from the legacy PSTN to IP-based networks by allowing test migrations in specific geographic areas, and by reforming several other archaic regulations.

October 5, 2012

Comments Regarding New Zealand Plain Packaging Regulation

IPI reminds New Zealand that its proposed plain packaging regulation for tobacco products violates existing WTO rules and the Paris Convention, reflects an incomplete understanding of the value and importance of trademarks, sets a harmful precedent which could be extended to other types of products, and will inevitably lead to an increase in counterfeit products.

April 2, 2012

Comments submitted by the Communications and Technology Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council

by Bartlett D. Cleland, Rep. Blair Thoreson

These comments are submitted by the chairmen of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Communications and Technology Task Force (Task Force) in response to the request for comments by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) about which consumer data privacy issues should be the focus of NTIA-convened multistakeholder processes, and specific procedural considerations that NTIA should take into account when initiating a privacy multistakeholder process.

August 22, 2011

Comments to the FCC Regarding Cross Ownership Ban


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