CCIA Applauds Intel, AMD Settlement

Intel and AMD have agreed to settle outstanding legal disputes. Intel will pay AMD $1.25 billion as part of the deal to end AMD’s civil lawsuit against Intel for allegedly offering rebates and other measures to ensure companies would not use AMD’s microchips. The Computer & Communications Industry Association has been a long-standing advocate for…

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Update online privacy laws now

Read CCIA’s Blog Post for The Hill’s Congress Blog CCIA’s Comments to FTC on consumer online privacy issues Congress and the Federal Trade Commission are gathering information to consider rules to protect consumer privacy on-line from potential commercial abuse.  Efforts at reform are missing the mark if they don’t address the very real privacy concerns…

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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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