DG Competition Reveals Final Report of E-Commerce Sector Inquiry; Online Marketplace Bans Hold Back E-Commerce

Brussels, BELGIUM — Today DG Competition published its final report on the E-commerce Sector Inquiry. The sector inquiry was launched in May 2015 as part of the Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy. Its aim is to identify competition concerns in European e-commerce markets and private barriers to the completion of a digital single market. As…

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CCIA Offers Ways European Parliament Can Improve Digital Single Market, As Current Plans Threaten To Further Fragment Europe

Brussels, BELGIUM — Two years ago the European Commission announced plans to encourage innovation and improve the economy by creating a Digital Single Market in the EU for digital goods and services. Today, it offered its own midterm review on what has been done and guidance on what remains to be done. The ambitious plan…

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International Digital Policy Happy Hour

CCIA, Internet Association and ITI invite you join us for a rooftop happy hour on Tuesday, May 9th as we bring together digital policy experts to celebrate the coming of Spring. We’re excited to have State Department digital economy and cyber officers and Commerce Department digital trade officers from overseas embassies who are in town for…

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CCIA, Tech Industry Line Up To Defend Current Liability Protections In Copyright Case

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association has filed a joint amicus brief today in a copyright case that could have broad liability implications for internet companies if the court were to grant a rehearing. A lower court correctly applied the law and dismissed a case against Giganews, saying that it couldn’t be held…

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CCIA Testifies At ITC Hearing On Digital Trade

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association testified at the ITC hearing on Digital Trade April 4. In his statement, CCIA Vice President Dan O’Connor noted the United State’s lead position in innovation and high-technology industries, so “facilitating the export of Internet-enabled products and services promises substantial gains across the wider economy.” He explained how internet…

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Embassy of Canada To Host Tech, IP Policy Discussion Wednesday

Washington –Canada’s Ambassador to the United States David MacNaughton will offer opening remarks at a panel discussion on the future of North American trade and intellectual property hosted by the Embassy of Canada Wednesday April 5th at 12pm. Computer & Communications Industry Association Vice President Matt Schruers will moderate the panel of technology company experts. To…

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