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.

Privacy Caucus Discusses Children’s Privacy Online

The House privacy caucus held a panel discussion today on Capitol Hill today on what is needed to better protect children’s privacy online. The Computer & Communications Industry Association recognizes the need for information and choice when it comes to online privacy practices. The following statement can be attributed to Computer & Communications Industry Association…

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FTC Settles Facebook Privacy Issue

The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with Facebook after an investigation of its privacy practices. As part of the agreement, Facebook has agreed to various privacy measures and annual privacy audits for 20 years. The Computer & Communications Industry Association recognizes the need for information and choice when it comes to online privacy…

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CCIA Calls On FCC To Release Preliminary Findings on AT&T

Just before the holiday the FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski circulated an order to fellow commissioners that would refer the AT&T merger to an administrative law judge for review. The decision was based on staff recommendations after examining the consumer harm from AT&T’s proposed takeover of its competitor T-Mobile. Today the Computer & Communications Industry Association…

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