House Bill Aims To Ease Foreign Web Trade Barriers

Law360, New York (July 2, 2010, 1:03 PM EDT) -- Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., has introduced a bill to combat foreign trade barriers that disrupt the flow of goods, services or content on the Internet.

The congresswoman on Thursday introduced the One Global Internet Act of 2010, taking aim at foreign trade regulations that mandate unique technology standards as a condition of market access and “threaten the maintenance of a single, open, global Internet.”

“Preserving an open and truly global Internet should be a top priority for the U.S. government,” Lofgren said. “A core set of...
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