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 Offers Comments On FCC Proposal To Make Business Data Services More Competitive

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments Tuesday on the FCC’s proposed new rules for the business broadband marketplace. These business data services (BDS), formerly known as “special access,” are used for transactions like credit card processing or ATM withdrawals, and by schools, hospitals, libraries and businesses that require dedicated transmission lines…

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European Commission Sends New Statement of Objections to Google

Brussels, Belgium — The European Commission has announced a supplementary statement of objections in the Google comparison shopping case and new statement of objections about Google’s ‘AdSense’ service — a search ads placement service for third party websites. CCIA has more than forty years experience arguing for open and competitive markets. The following can be…

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