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.

Senate Paves Way for USA Freedom Act

Washington — In a 77-17 vote to invoke cloture, the Senate has paved the way for the passage of the USA FREEDOM Act later this week.  Today also marks the the expiration of several provisions in the USA PATRIOT Act that currently enable bulk surveillance of call records, which should provide the impetus necessary for…

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CCIA Disappointed That Obama Administration Recommended Against Hearing Important Copyright Case

Washington — The Justice Department, in a filing with the Supreme Court, has counseled against the Court hearing an important copyright case that could have sweeping implications for the technology industry.   In January, the Supreme Court invited the Obama Administration’s views on whether it should hear the case, appealed by Google in 2014, which focuses…

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