CCIA Concerned About Details, Broader Message Of Immigration Order

Washington — The tech industry is deeply concerned about President Trump’s precipitous executive order banning refugees and legal immigrants with visas from the United States. The following can be attributed to Computer & Communications Industry Association President & CEO Ed Black: “We are concerned by the continuing confusion over the Administration’s immigration order covering both…

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CCIA Says Decision To Keep Michelle Lee Leading PTO Is Welcome News

Washington — US Patent and Trademark Office Director Michelle Lee will stay on during the next administration, according to news reports. The Computer & Communications Industry Association has advocated for patent reform for more than two decades. CCIA represents companies that hold patents and require licenses from patent holders to ensure complex technology products and…

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House Introduces Email Privacy Act

Washington — Members of Congress are attempting again to get email privacy legislation across the finish line this Congress. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) are introducing the Email Privacy Act today. The legislation would more clearly extend Fourth Amendment protections to electronic communications by requiring the government to obtain a warrant based…

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CCIA, Tech Associations Ask For Democratic Debate On Audio Visual Services Directive

Brussels, BELGIUM — The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined 5 tech trade associations in an open letter on the Audio Visual Services directive. The letter points out the 1000 amendments submitted by Members of Parliament to improve the proposal and asks that the legislation be subject to open debate with stakeholders opinions considered ahead…

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CCIA panels at the Internet Governance Forum

Will you be amongst the 2,500 attendees at this week’s IGF in Guadalajara, Mexico?  Check out our two IGF sessions: Wednesday, Dec 7, 12:00, Room 3:  CCIA & Council of Europe session: “Law Enforcement, Cyberspace & Jurisdiction” (WS87). Thursday, Dec 8, 15:00, Room 10: “The Right to be Forgotten & Privatized Judication” (WS28). CCIA’s Christian…

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