CCIA Welcomes Senate Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The Computer & Communications Industry Association applauds the Senate for approving S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act.  This comprehensive immigration reform measure contains provisions that increase availability of green cards and H-1B visas, enabling U.S. technology companies to hire and keep the skilled foreign workers they need to ensure that…

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CCIA Praises WIPO Treaty On Access To Copyrighted Material For The Visually Impaired

World Intellectual Property Organization member states have agreed on treaty language that will mean millions of visually impaired people around the world can gain access to special-formatted books. The agreement after years of haggling over copyright issues came during a diplomatic conference in Morocco going on throughout the past two weeks. The Computer & Communications…

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Border Security Compromise Encouraging Sign of Immigration Reform Momentum

Last night, the Senate voted 67-27 for cloture on a border security compromise amendment to the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act bill.  The vote signified potential for significant Republican support for the Senate comprehensive immigration bill, and represents increased momentum for its passage.  Last week, CCIA joined more than 100 technology executives…

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CCIA Joins in Call for Senate Support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

The Computer & Communications Industry Association today joined more than 100 technology sector executives in a letter calling on the U.S. Senate to support passage of S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013.  “Senate approval of S. 744 is essential if our economy will continue to foster innovation and invigorate many…

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EVENT UPDATE: Competition Law & Patent Assertion Entities: What Antitrust Enforcers Can Do

CCIA and The American Antitrust Institute will be hosting a panel discussion event, “Competition Law & Patent Assertion Entities: What Antitrust Enforcers Can Do” this Thursday at the National Press Club. With a special keynote address by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, our panel of government enforcers, industry veterans, and antitrust experts will be discussing the…

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EVENT UPDATE: Competition Law & Patent Assertion Entities: What Antitrust Enforcers Can Do

CCIA and The American Antitrust Institute will be hosting a panel discussion event, “Competition Law & Patent Assertion Entities: What Antitrust Enforcers Can Do” this Thursday at the National Press Club. With a special keynote address by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, our panel of government enforcers, industry veterans, and antitrust experts will be discussing the…

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CCIA Calls for Disclosure of Government Surveillance, Praises Bill To Declassify Some FISA Court Rulings

Recent reports regarding NSA access to phone call metadata and online communications and data have highlighted the continued importance of government transparency. The Computer & Communications Industry Association commends the specific requests of both senators and companies today that would help. CCIA shares the grave concerns expressed about the allegations in these disclosures.  The Association…

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