ITC Will Probe Digital Trade At Senate's Request

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 5:45 PM EST) -- Following a request last month by a U.S. Senate committee, the U.S. International Trade Commission launched two investigations Wednesday into the role of digital trade in the U.S. and global economies.

The commission said it would put together two reports — one due in July and the other in July 2014 — that examine cross-border trade in products and services shipped over digital networks, like software programs and digital media files.

The probes were prompted by a Dec. 14 letter from Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max...
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