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.

Digital Technologies Are The Biggest Opportunity For Cultural Industries And Creativity, Paper Says

Brussels – The Computer & Communication Industry Association, together with the European Digital Media Association, has released the paper “Technology is Culture” illustrating how the Internet and innovation act as enablers for creative industries. The paper explains how Internet technologies support the growth of creativity, cultural diversity and an unprecedented access to works. In tune…

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EU To Consider Splitting Search Providers

The European Parliament filed a draft motion aimed at splitting Google’s search engine from its other commercial services. The motion could come up for a vote this month, though the move is largely seen as a way to put political pressure on the new European Commission to take some sort of action against the company…

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President Obama Announces Executive Action Including Some Measures For Skilled Workers

Washington — President Obama announced his administration’s executive action on immigration Thursday evening in a prime- time address. The President seeks to streamline employment-based immigration programs, including making it easier for entrepreneurs to obtain visas and for foreign students studying engineering or technology at US universities to participate in existing training programs after graduation. The…

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CCIA Disappointed With USA FREEDOM Act Vote

The Senate fell two votes short Tuesday evening in its attempt to bring the USA FREEDOM Act to the floor for debate. The Computer & Communications Industry Association is disappointed to see yet another delay in passing badly needed reforms that are critical to restoring the trust between the government and citizens. The following can be attributed…

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