CCIA Blasts Postal Service “.gov” Wolf in “.com” Sheep Clothing

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association today denounced the United States Postal Service’s decision to change its Internet domain name from www.usps.gov to www.usps.com. “This change follows their recent pattern of trying to leverage their postal monopoly into the world of e-commerce,” said CCIA President and CEO Ed Black. “They are in a…

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CCIA CONDEMNS POSTAL SERVICE ENTRY INTO COMMERCIAL E-COMMERCE FINANCIAL SERVICES

Cites Government Competition with Private Sector; Threat To Consumer Privacy Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) assailed the announcement by the United States Postal Service (USPS) of its further expansion into competition with private, commercial business. Earlier today, the USPS announced that it was forming a strategic alliance with CheckFree to offer…

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GOVERNMENT BREAKS ITS OWN NON-COMPETITION LAW

CCIA ASKS THE ADVISORY COMMISSION ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE TO INVESTIGATE GOVERNMENT VS PRIVATE COMPETITION   Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) sent a letter to the Chairman, Jim Gilmore III, of the Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce asking that body address the issue of government agencies launching consumer electronic services that are in…

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CCIA ENDORSES HITECH ACT OF 2000

Proposed legislation will help tech industry shortage and educate/train Americans for future Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has sent a letter to Congressman David Dreier (R-CA) and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) in support of the Helping to Improve Technology Education and Achievement (HITECH) Act of 2000. CCIA believes it is balanced…

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CCIA ADVOCATES MICROSOFT REMEDIES

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association is still calling for a physical breakup of Microsoft in order to restore compeitiotn and freeing the source code could do it. Today, Microsoft made the final arguments to the government before determining whether or not the software giant broke antitrust laws. The judge has offered no…

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