Victories for Balanced Copyright in Fox v. DISH and Rosen v. eBay

Washington — The technology industry continues to benefit from balanced copyright policies, which help support and incentivize new technology and disruptive business models.  Courts recently affirmed the legality of these policies in two new copyright opinions that addressed fair use and other limitations and exceptions to copyright: Fox v. DISH and Rosen v. eBay.  For…

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President Obama Includes Cybersecurity, Privacy in SOTU

Washington – President Obama touched on an array of proposals related to increasing cybersecurity and privacy protections for consumers in last night’s State of the Union address.  In the wake of last year’s Sony hack and other high profile breaches, concerns about the security of corporate networks, critical infrastructure, and consumers’ personal and financial information…

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President Obama Highlights Policies For Innovation Economy in SOTU Address

Washington – We are pleased that President Obama, as part of his proposals to grow the economy, highlighted pro-innovation priorities like trade and open Internet access and fast networks. The following can be attributed to Computer & Communications Industry Association President & CEO Ed Black: “We believe the President has identified several areas where action…

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Good for Sprint. Competition and Open Internet access For All.

Unlike certain legacy monopoly Internet service providers, both wired and wireless, Sprint has not opposed FCC open Internet access rules over the past year.   It understands that basic industry frameworks of nondiscrimination and universal interconnection are what make service innovation and competition possible even where government protected monopoly and duopoly once reigned. And so today…

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CCIA Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan Immigration Innovation Act

Washington — In response to the need for high-skilled immigration, senators introduced the Immigration Innovation (“I-Squared”) Act today. The Computer & Communications Industry Association commends Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) for their leadership in sponsoring…

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