CCIA has been a leading tech industry voice in European for more than a decade. We are committed to making Europe an even more innovative, competitive and attractive place to start a business, invest and live.

One of Europe’s great challenges is how to design smart policies that enable Europeans to take full advantage of all the benefits technology offers. Digitisation can make Europe’s globally competitive and technology can help solve major societal challenges.

However, transformative technologies obviously also raise new questions. We welcome this scrutiny and debate and we want to help find workable solutions. Sometimes the answer is regulation, sometimes industry action can be faster and more effective.

CCIA is particularly advocating for balanced and modern copyright rules, online freedoms, startup-first policies, globally interoperable rules, digital trade, cybersecurity, encryption, privacy, fair competition and consumer choice.

We remain committed to working with European decision makers to design smart policy solutions to ensure that Europe can take full advantage of all the benefits technology offers.

Most Recent Statements & Filings:

  • News & EventsEurope Rules on Intel Misconduct; Antitrust Sanctions to Follow The Intel decision in Europe has many in Washington wondering whether US action may soon follow, especially in light of the major policy speech Monday by Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney, which set aside a Bush administration directive that had made it tougher to police antitrust violations. Wednesday, the European Commission announced that it is…
  • News & EventsItalian Privacy Violation Case Wednesday Could Set Dangerous Precedent The Computer & Communications Industry Association will be among those monitoring the outcome of a privacy violation case Wednesday (February 18) in Italy. Several Google executives face up to 3 years in prison over a YouTube video. The video, which showed a disabled student being harassed, was identified and taken down within 24 hours by…
  • News & EventsIntel Attack On EC Ahead of Findings The Computer & Communications Industry Association is offering the following statement in response to new details released by the Financial Times and other news outlets on the latest details of the European Commission’s Intel antitrust investigation. It can be attributed to CCIA President & CEO Ed Black: “We are disappointed that Intel has apparently chosen…