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.

Surveillance Paradigm Fit For Analog Past

Nick Ashton-Hart’s opinion piece on government surveillance over the weekend for Circle ID has been viewed 1500 times and counting. He describes the needs of all Internet users regardless of nation or geographic location. He argues that all governments have a responsibility to not let surveillance get out of control and that responsibility does not…

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Leahy, Sensenbrenner Introduce USA Freedom Act To Address Surveillance Issues

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association applauded the introduction of the USA FREEDOM Act today by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and Representative Jim Sensenbrenner. The new legislation includes important provisions to increase transparency, allows companies to report more statistical information about the number of demands they receive, and reforms the FISA…

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