Microsoft Rebuffed in Quest for Further Delay

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) sharply criticized today’s efforts by Microsoft to further delay the imposition of a remedy in the Government’s successful antitrust case against the company. After considering each of Microsoft’s arguments, District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly found them without merit and rejected their request. Two years ago, a Federal…

GAO Blasts USPS E-Commerce Initiatives

Washington, DC- The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) released a report this week harshly criticizing the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) management, accounting, and operation of its Internet-related ventures. The report was conducted in response to a request by Senator Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi). Among the findings of the GAO: USPS continues to have difficulty defining and…

CCIA Applauds Industry Leaders’ Announcement of Open Mobile Architecture

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) heartily endorsed today’s announcement by Nokia and other industry leaders of a new open standard software initiative to bridge the transition to a truly mobile Internet experience, the open mobile architecture. Throughout its history, CCIA has been dedicated to preserving full, fair and open competition throughout…

CCIA Applauds Industry Leaders' Announcement of Open Mobile Architecture

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) heartily endorsed today’s announcement by Nokia and other industry leaders of a new open standard software initiative to bridge the transition to a truly mobile Internet experience, the open mobile architecture. Throughout its history, CCIA has been dedicated to preserving full, fair and open competition throughout…

Settlement or Sellout?

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) released the following statement in response to press reports indicating the Justice Department on the verge of forfeiting an effective remedy in the Microsoft antitrust trial: · The current settlement proposal will do little to protect consumers, competition, entrepreneurs, and innovation. It is clear the proposal…

CCIA Applauds Liberty Alliance Announcement

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) provides its enthusiastic support for the formation of the “Liberty Alliance Project,” a new business alliance to form an open, federated, interoperable system for online identity protection and verification. CCIA has a long history of supporting open platforms developed by communities and strives for open systems,…