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AIC’s Response to the Hong Kong Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011 to LEGCO

July 19, 2011

The AIC is supportive of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau’s (CEDB) proposed digital copyright law amendments and we provide further comments to ensure laws that will protect artists and fosters innovation in new online services that help people create, distribute, and engage information.

Official Launch of the Asia Internet Coalition in HK

June 14, 2011

Hong Kong, 14 June 2011 — The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC), a new industry association founded by eBay, Google, Nokia, Skype and Yahoo! was launched today to promote the understanding and resolution of Internet policy issues in the Asia-Pacific Region.

AIC Welcoming Statement to the United Nations’ Internet Access Report

June 1, 2011

A Great Moment for the Internet and Freedom of Expression. The Asia Internet Coalition hopes it will approve this strong and positive document.

AIC Comments on Philippines’ Data Privacy Bills

May 24, 2011

The AIC welcomes the decision by the authorities to develop a Personal Information Protection
regime for the Philippines. Given the rapid changes in technology, people communicate, transact and interact in new and different ways. As an industry association representing global Internet players, the AIC hopes to be a relevant partner as the authorities develop a Personal Information Protection regime.

AIC Comments on Draft Amendments to the Philippines’ Copyright Law

May 4, 2011

The AIC believes that the review of the Copyright Law is timely. As an industry association representing global Internet players, the AIC hopes to be a relevant partner as the House Committee reviews the Copyright Law. It is from this perspective that the AIC offers its comments.

AIC Response to the HK Public Consultation on Review of Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

December 31, 2010

In it’s aim to strengthen protection of personal data privacy, the AIC hopes that the Hong Kong Government will give due consideration to an approach which enables providers to keep pace not only with technological advances, but with consumer demands and expectations as well.

AIC Comments on Draft Amendments to the Malaysian Copyright Act

March 18, 2010

The AIC believes that the review of the Copyright Act is timely. Given the rapid changes in technology, people communicate, transact and interact in new and different ways. As an industry association representing global Internet players, the AIC hopes to be a relevant partner as the authorities review the Copyright Act. It is from this perspective that the AIC offers its comments on the Copyright Act.

AIC Response to the HK Proposal to “Strengthening Copyright Protection in the Digital Environment”

March 17, 2010

We believe it essential to be able to review and comment on the Hong Kong Copyright Protection Proposal before enactment of the legislation. We offer our comments below with the understanding that they are subject to our future review of the Bill, the draft Code of Practice and all other instruments that are relevant to the legislative proposal.