CCIA, Tech Industry Associations Offer Recommendations To Presidential Candidates

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined several tech industry associations in a joint open letter to the remaining presidential candidates with a few recommendations on tech policy. The recommendations underscore for the presidential candidates how well informed tech policy can be a key driver of economic growth — not just in the…

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CCIA Applauds House Passage of Email Privacy Act

Washington – The House has unanimously approved legislation to enhance privacy protections to citizens’ email. The long overdue Email Privacy Act clearly gives Fourth Amendment protections to electronic communications by requiring the government to obtain a warrant based on probable cause to access the contents of citizens’ email stored in the cloud. The bipartisan bill,…

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EU Issues Antitrust Charges Against Google

Brussels — The European Commission’s Commissioner of Competition, Margrethe Vestager, issued a Statement of Objections against Google outlining alleged competition problems with Google’s contracts for the distribution of Android and its mobile apps.  The complaint focuses on three specific issues.  The Commission has identified alleged problems with Google’s distribution of its mobile apps on Android,…

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