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 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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Intel Has Chance To Reboot Legal, Business Practices

Intel has announced the departure of its general counsel, Bruce Sewell, in the middle of its global antitrust defense effort. Today, it was announced that Sewell will be taking over the general counsel’s role at Apple. With Korea, Japan and Europe finding Intel guilty of antitrust violations and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission poised to…

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CCIA Weighs in on Google Book Settlement in U.S., Europe

The Computer & Communications Industry Association has filed a brief today telling a New York federal court that competition concerns surrounding the Google Book Settlement were without merit. The brief was filed following an appearance by Ms. Erika Mann (former Member of European Parliament) on behalf of CCIA before a European Commission hearing yesterday regarding…

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