Ultra Wideband Technology Moving Forward, Says CCIA President Ed Black

Washington, DC- Commenting on the report just released by the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) on ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, Ed Black, President and CEO of CCIA, the Computer & Communications Industry Association expressed pleasure that the report recognized UWB technology as one of the most promising technologies of our time. “We are pleased that…

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CCIA PRAISES NEW ENCRYPTION EXPORT REGULATIONS

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has long supported the elimination of ineffective and counterproductive encryption export controls and applauds the Clinton Administration for fulfilling the promise of unburdening our industry from these unwise and unnecessary restrictions. In response to yesterday’s release of interim final regulations by the Commerce Department’s Bureau of…

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CCIA VIEWS AOL/TIME WARNER MERGER AS HAVING POTENTIALLY PROFOUND IMPACT ON INDUSTRY

Washington, DC- The Time Warner and America Online merger announced today gives Time Warner, the leading provider of media content such as movies, music and magazines, offers huge access for reaching people online. This merger also provides AOL being the nation’s largest online company with some 20 million subscribers a tool for distributing its services:…

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Microsoft Antitrust Trial Statement

The following is a statement by Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association:Washington, D.C., November 5, 1999 – Today’s findings are of tremendous importance to consumers, the entire technology industry, and anyone who uses personal computers. Since our founding 26 years ago, Computer & Communications Industry Association has had as one of our…

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CCIA CONDEMNS JUSTICE DEPARTMENT BREAK-IN PLAN

Washington, D.C., August 20, 1999 – The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) denounced a Justice Department plan to authorize secret searches and surveillance of private homes and offices.  The draft legislation, revealed in today’s editions of The Washington Post, would allow Federal agents to obtain court authorization to break into private premises to obtain information…

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CCIA Announces Technology Symposium on Broadband

The impact it will have on the future of the Internet WASHINGTON, August 11, 1999  — The Computer & Communications Industry Association [CCIA] is announcing their CCIA 1999 Technology Symposium, entitled “Wiring Broadband America: Understanding the Role and Importance of the Internet Backbone.”  “This will be an unprecedented presentation of the nature and importance of…

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Computer & Communications Industry Association names Mary Hewitt as Director of Communications

Washington, D.C. August 11, 1999 – The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) announced the appointment of Mary E. Hewitt as Director of Communications. With more than a decade of experience and expertise in public affairs and policy, she joins the Association at a critical juncture. “With Washington getting more and more involved in the high-tech…

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