Advocacy

CCIA was founded in 1972 to promote open markets, open systems, and open networks in the computer and telecommunications industry. Today, the association continues to evangelize these principles across these increasingly diverse and economically important sectors of the global economy.

Tech Industry Response To News Of Varney’s Departure

Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney is leaving as head of the antitrust division at the Department of Justice next month to join a law firm, according to various news reports. After a decade of inaction on antitrust cases, Varney’s appointment by President Obama was seen as a sign that the government would once again take…

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Tech Industry Response To News Of Varney's Departure

Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney is leaving as head of the antitrust division at the Department of Justice next month to join a law firm, according to various news reports. After a decade of inaction on antitrust cases, Varney’s appointment by President Obama was seen as a sign that the government would once again take…

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Upcoming Events: July 2011

CCIA will be hosting events in July to celebrate the release its latest two publications, “Fair Use in the U.S. Economy: 2011” and “Public Policy for the Cloud: How Policymakers Can Enable Cloud Computing”. The details are below: Monday, July 11 Fair Use to the U.S. Economy: 2011 Cannon Building Caucus Room 12:30pm – 2:00pm…

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CCIA Looks Forward To Action On Trade Agreements

The Computer & Communications Industry Association welcomes the news that the Senate Finance Committee will finally move forward with a mock markup on the three pending free trade agreements (FTAs) with Korea, Panama and Colombia.  The markup would also include an extension of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), a program that has long been an important…

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