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 Testifies On Digital Trade Barriers In China

Washington — A U.S. China commission is scheduled to hear testimony Monday morning on digital trade barriers in China. As a longtime critic of the trade barriers inherent in Internet censorship, the Computer & Communications Industry Association has previously testified as to why these barriers violate international legal commitments. CCIA will renew these arguments on…

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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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