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.

UK Cookie Regulations Threaten Online Business

The European Commission recently enacted a new directive that went into force last Thursday night and would strongly regulate the circumstances under which web cookies can be placed on users’ computers. Cookies are small pieces of text that are stored on the user’s computer and are transmitted back to the website that placed it whenever the user…

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CCIA Files Petition With FCC Asking To Deny AT&T Merger

The Computer & Communications Industry Association, which has advocated for 39 years for competition policy that fosters innovation and allows the next start up and smaller competitors to have a chance to succeed, filed a petition with the FCC Tuesday asking it to deny AT&T’s proposal to take over its competing wireless carrier, T-Mobile. Technology companies from…

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CCIA Files Petition With FCC Asking To Deny AT&T Merger

The Computer & Communications Industry Association, which has advocated for 39 years for competition policy that fosters innovation and allows the next start up and smaller competitors to have a chance to succeed, filed a petition with the FCC Tuesday asking it to deny AT&T’s proposal to take over its competing wireless carrier, T-Mobile. Technology companies from…

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House Committee Leaders Announce Opposition to AT&T Merger Deal

A day ahead of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the AT&T merger proposal, the leading members of key House Committees told reporters they’re opposing the deal because it will mean less competition, less innovation, jobs losses and higher prices on wireless phone and Internet access. Former House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey said allowing…

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House Committee Leaders Announce Opposition to AT&T Merger Deal

A day ahead of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the AT&T merger proposal, the leading members of key House Committees told reporters they’re opposing the deal because it will mean less competition, less innovation, jobs losses and higher prices on wireless phone and Internet access. Former House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey said allowing…

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