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 Congressional Approval Of Judicial Redress Act

Washington – Congress gave final approval on legislation that will give European citizens additional privacy protections after the House and Senate reconciled the Judicial Redress Act Wednesday evening. The measure updates the Privacy Act to give citizens of some allied countries the right to review and correct inaccurate information about them held by federal agencies,…

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CCIA Welcomes U.S. Senate Approval Of Judicial Redress Act

Washington – European citizens are a step closer to additional privacy protections after the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Judicial Redress Act Tuesday night. The measure would give citizens of some allied countries the right to review and correct inaccurate information about them held by federal agencies. The House has already passed the bill, but…

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CCIA Welcomes New EU-U.S. Data Transfer Framework

Brussels — Negotiators announced a political agreement today on a new “Safe Harbour” framework that will allow for commercial data flows between Europe and the United States.  Commissioner Jourová presented the agreement to the College of Commissioners today which gave it its “green light”. The Article 29 Working Party will examine the new agreement, called…

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European Commission Considers a Link and Snippet Tax: Ill-Founded, Controversial And Detrimental To All Players

Brussels – Today the European Commission released a non-legislative Communication “Towards a modern, more European copyright framework” — the Communication on copyright. The Communication sets out the Commission’s vision and priorities on copyright reform for the years to come. The issues covered in the Communication range from cross-border accessibility to content to copyright enforcement measures.…

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