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April 15, 1998
CCIA Applauds Secretary Daley’s Remarks on Encryption

(Washington, DC) — Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), today applauded Secretary of Commerce William Daley’s remarks that U.S. encryption policy is a “failure” and urged the Administration to immediately overhaul that policy. Secretary Daley made his remarks at a gathering hosted by the Information Technology Policy Council, an informal grouping…

March 09, 1998
CCIA TO CELEBRATE 25th ANNIVERSARY MARCH 11th:

Association Sponsoring Industry-Government Roundtable; and Presenting Industry Legend Award to Ethernet Inventor(Washington, DC) — A full day of events will mark the 25th anniversary of the Computer & Communications Industry Association on Wednesday, March 11, 1998, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. Founded in 1972, CCIA has dedicated its efforts to preserving full, fair and open…

March 04, 1998
CCIA Praises Goals of Coalition to Remove Barriers on Encryption and Privacy

(Washington, DC) — The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) is proud to be an original member of a new coalition of broad business interests dedicated to protecting information security in the digital age and opposing new federal restrictions on the use and sale of encryption technology. With nearly three decades of combined staff experience devoted to…

March 02, 1998
CCIA Files Motion to Appeals Court to be Admitted as Amicus in Microsoft Dispute

(Washington, DC) — The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) today filed a motion to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to be admitted as an amicus in the case Microsoft Corporation v. United States of America. Microsoft is appealing the preliminary injunction against the company imposed by the U.S. District Court last…

February 26, 1998
CCIA Disappointed with Vote to Advance Copyright Legislation

(Washington, DC) — Following today’s vote by the House Courts and Intellectual Property Subcommittee, John Scheibel, Vice President and General Counsel of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) expressed his disappointment at the panel’s decision to approve HR 2281, the “WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act,” sending the measure to the full Judiciary Committee. “This bill will stifle innovation…

January 22, 1998
CCIA Praises Wisdom of Microsoft/DOJ Contempt Settlement

(Washington, DC) — Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) called today’s settlement between Microsoft and the Justice Department to end contempt proceedings “a significant victory for our industry and for consumers.” He said, “this agreement allows for continued legitimate competition in the browser market and provides computer manufacturers and consumers with choice.…

November 21, 1997
CCIA Offers "Friend Of The Court" Brief In Support Of Justice Department Litigation Aga...

(Washington, DC) — In a news conference this morning at the National Press Club, Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), made the following statement: Good morning and thank you for coming. I am Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association. For those of you who are unfamiliar with…

CCIA Offers “Friend Of The Court” Brief In Support Of Justice Department Litigation A...

(Washington, DC) — In a news conference this morning at the National Press Club, Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), made the following statement: Good morning and thank you for coming. I am Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association. For those of you who are unfamiliar with…

November 14, 1997
CCIA Endorses Boucher-Campbell Digital Copyright Bill

(Washington, DC) — John Scheibel, Vice President and General Counsel of the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) is pleased to announce the association’s support of HR 3048, the Digital Era Copyright Enhancement Act introduced by Reps. Rick Boucher (D-VA) and Tom Campbell (R- CA). “The Boucher-Campbell bill paves the road to the 21st century. In a…