CCIA's DisCo Policy Forum 2013 on Dec. 10th: Agenda, Registration Info

CCIA’s DisCo (Disruptive Competition) Project launched in 2012 as a means to promote disruptive innovation and competition to policymakers. Its core areas of focus are: Internet competition, balanced intellectual property, privacy solutions, and the free flow of information. Based on the success of our DisCo Project over the last year, we’re hosting a full-day forum event…

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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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CCIA, Associations Ask Judiciary Committee Leaders To Make CBM Patent Review Available To All Industries

Washington – A growing list of industries harmed by patent trolls has sent a letter to House and Senate Judiciary leaders asking for help with a key tool to combat patent trolls. The Computer & Communications Industry Association along with dozens of other associations including the National Retail Federation, National Grocers Association, American Gaming Association,…

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Internet Services Empower SMEs at a Global Level

The Internet has reshaped production, distribution and consumption patterns at a global scale. The resulting markets are highly efficient, transparent and characterized by low barriers to entry. However, so far little attention has been given to the fact that small and medium enterprises (SMEs), particularly those in the global south, are among the largest beneficiaries…

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The Enabling Force of our Century

It is probably fair to say that most people would agree with the statement that the Internet has strongly transformed the ways people interact with each other in the cultural, economic, private, and social contexts. Given the comparatively young age of the Internet, at least in commercial terms as most people know it, it is…

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