Save Wireless Choice in the Upcoming 600 MHz Incentive Auction

As mobile broadband has increasingly become an integral part of the modern U.S. economy and of Americans’ lives, the spectrum needed to provide it has become a critically important resource. Next year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be holding an auction of quality low-band spectrum, which will be a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ensure a…

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CCIA sponsors European Internet governance forum and hosts event on Internet laws

CCIA is an official sponsor of this year’s European dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) which is taking place on June 4-5 in Sofia, Bulgaria.  This annual event convenes hundreds of policy experts from governments, EU institutions, civil society, academia, and industry to discuss Internet-related policies. CCIA’s Christian Borggreen will host a session June 4 on…

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CCIA Press Conference Call: How US Surveillance Reform Law Impacts Europeans

President Obama quickly signed surveillance reform legislation after the Senate passed the USA Freedom Act Tuesday evening. The Act ends the bulk collection of phone and other records and offers better transparency and oversight for existing surveillance programs. What will this mean for surveillance reform in the U.S. – and what will it mean for…

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House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Taxes and “Nexus Issues”

The House Judiciary Committee’s Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Subcommittee held a hearing on three bills Tuesday regarding nexus and taxation: the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act, the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act and the Business Activity Tax Simplification Act. In particular, as part of the Download Fairness Coalition (DFC),…

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Senate Begins Surveillance Reform Process by Passing USA FREEDOM Act

Washington — After years of controversy over mass surveillance by the U.S. government, and lengthy negotiations on the reform of those practices, the Senate has passed the USA FREEDOM Act with a 67 to 32 vote. This legislation permanently ends the bulk collection of phone records by the NSA and will provide greater transparency and…

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