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.

CCIA Praises Administration Efforts Toward Open Source Solutions

The Obama administration recently considered open source solutions as it reexamined the future computing needs of the federal government. Today the Computer & Communications Industry Association sent a letter to Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra praising the move that could help reduce costs for taxpayers and give the government more flexibility with IT solutions down the road.…

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CCIA Urges FTC, Congress to Address Government Surveillance Along With Other Online Privacy Issues

The Computer & Communications Industry Association has filed comments today in response to the FTC’s announcement of a roundtable series to explore consumer online privacy issues. CCIA commends the Commission for hosting a series of roundtable discussions to explore important consumer online privacy issues surrounding information collection, and urges it and Congress not to lose sight of…

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CCIA Releases Paper At SSA Tech Advisory Board Meeting

Today the Social Security Administration’s tech advisory board begins a two day meeting to develop a roadmap for systems technology and electronic services to better carry out the agency’s mission over the next five to ten years. More babyboomers are heading into a system, which is relying on technology that was cutting edge — back…

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