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.

The Road to Net Mundial in Brazil

Some 500 separate expressions of interest in the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance (“Net Mundial”) to be held April 23-24 in Sao Paolo were filed by the end of last month.   The organizing committee, chaired by Brazilian Minister Paulo Silva met a week ago in Barcelona.  The Committee is comprised of…

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Technology Industry Outraged At Webcam Spying Revelations

Brussels and Washington – The latest revelations about surveillance by Britain’s intelligence officials at GCHQ disclose details on a multi-year program that involved capturing images from millions of peoples’ video chats. News reports say the images taken from Yahoo webcam chats were secretly gathered and stored for facial recognition purposes. Yahoo has issued a strongly…

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