Supreme Court Hears Bilski Patent Case

As the Supreme Court heard arguments in Bilski v. Kappos (08-964) today, a case which should help answer the question, ‘what is patentable?’ – the Computer & Communications Industry Association urged the Court to correct a patent system that has run amok. CCIA argued in a friend-of-the-court brief before the Supreme Court and the court below, the…

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CCIA Praises Administration Efforts Toward Open Source Solutions

The Obama administration recently considered open source solutions as it reexamined the future computing needs of the federal government. Today the Computer & Communications Industry Association sent a letter to Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra praising the move that could help reduce costs for taxpayers and give the government more flexibility with IT solutions down the road.…

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CCIA Urges FTC, Congress to Address Government Surveillance Along With Other Online Privacy Issues

The Computer & Communications Industry Association has filed comments today in response to the FTC’s announcement of a roundtable series to explore consumer online privacy issues. CCIA commends the Commission for hosting a series of roundtable discussions to explore important consumer online privacy issues surrounding information collection, and urges it and Congress not to lose sight of…

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CCIA Applauds FCC Investigation That Will Pave Way For Reform Special Access Rules

Washington – The FCC put out a request for information Thursday on the rates telecommunications carriers and companies pay each other for special access lines. The issue that has been a longstanding debate is becoming more critical as the FCC deals with increasing industry consolidation in telecommunications. The following comments can be attributed to Computer…

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