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: Extend U.S. Privacy Protections to Europeans

Brussels — Relations between the world’s two biggest trading blocs, the European Union (EU) and the United States, remain strained more than a year after the first revelations by Edward Snowden. In parallel to our industry’s calls for reforms to U.S. surveillance laws, CCIA also welcomes the review of the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor framework.  This…

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CCIA Joins Letter Asking Congress To Increase MLAT Funding

CCIA joined today with several other trade associations in sending a letter urging Congressional leadership to support additional funding for processes related to the United States’ many bilateral Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties. It requests that Congress provide additional resources for the DOJ offices that process foreign law enforcement requests for evidence and electronic records, which…

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Will President Take Executive Action On Immigration Reform?

With the midterm elections less than a week away, 2014 looks to become another in a long line of years in which action to address the crisis in skilled immigration does not come to pass. This is especially disappointing since the 113th Congress actually saw active discussion of, and some legislative progress on, the issue…

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