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Hundreds More Ask Court to Vacate List 3, 4A Tariffs on Chinese Goods

The U.S. Court of International Trade should “set aside” the List 3 and 4A Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports as “ultra vires” (“beyond the powers”) of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and order the duties refunded to…Subscribe to Read >>

Dealers Say They View Crestron Home as Home Control Platform for Future

Miami-based custom installation firm AHT Global pivoted to the Crestron Home residential control platform for nearly all projects, Principal Al Reinhard said on a dealer roundtable at the virtual Crestron Next event Wednesday. He called it Crestron’s “platform of the…Subscribe to Read >>

US Announces Bans Against TikTok, WeChat Downloads, Updates

Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat will be banned from U.S. app stores starting Sunday, the Commerce Department announced Friday, citing national security concerns (see 2008240047). “The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has demonstrated the means and motives to use these apps…Subscribe to Read >>

NTIA Says FCC Can Regulate Social Media Using Section 230

The FCC has power to regulate social media, and the First Amendment supports the Trump administration’s petition for rulemaking, NTIA replied Friday (see 2009020064). The commission can require disclosure of information services under the Communications Act, and courts have ruled…Subscribe to Read >>

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CES 2021 Goes All-Virtual; ‘Just Not Possible to Safely Convene’ Physical Show

CTA will move CES 2021 to an all-virtual event on Jan. 6-9 from a physical show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, said the association Tuesday.Read More >>

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The Hill virtual event with lawmakers and small business owners on digital infrastructure, 1 p.m. EDT — see here
ITU summit on artificial intelligence, Geneva, rescheduled from May 4-8 — see here
Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee hearing on threats to American IP, 2:30 p.m., 226 Dirksen — see here
MOVED from Oct. 7: Senate Antitrust Subcommittee oversight hearing with FTC Chairman Joe Simons and DOJ Antitrust Division chief Makan Delrahim, 2:30 p.m. — see here
FCBA Pacific Northwest Chapter virtual program on 5G, 3 p.m. EDT — see here
Now virtual: Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Xponential 2020, rescheduled from Aug. 10-12 — see here and see here
George Mason University Law School Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property annual fall conference, virtual — see here