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 Urges Intel To Help Release Court Records

Intel is once again crying foul after the European Commission released a mountain of evidence Monday, which makes it clear how the company broke antitrust laws. Since then, Intel’s CEO has complained to journalists the EU released selective documents and that the company is not allowed to defend itself. Intel is currently under investigation by…

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CCIA Letter Supports Restraints On Federal Surveillance

The House has a hearing today and the Senate holds one tomorrow ahead of discussions to renew provisions in the Patriot Act that expire Dec. 31. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin and Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., introduced legislation this month that would repeal immunity for telecommunication companies for spying on U.S. citizens without warrants. The…

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CCIA Applauds Parts of President Obama’s Innovation Agenda

The tech industry applauds President Obama’s call for and outline of a new generation of innovation. The President appropriately offered a strategy to develop more advanced information technology infrastructure, to promote progress in clean energy, health care and basic research and also to provide a better educated workforce. But there are other important issues related…

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A Mountain of Evidence is Released Supporting Charges Against Intel

Today, the European Commission released a substantial portion of the evidence that it relied upon in finding that Intel violated antitrust laws with its controversial business practices.  The evidence released included  a massive amount of data, internal emails and anecdotal evidence that indicates numerous breaches of competition law. This newly released non-confidential version of the European…

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