CCIA PRAISES NEW ENCRYPTION EXPORT REGULATIONS

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has long supported the elimination of ineffective and counterproductive encryption export controls and applauds the Clinton Administration for fulfilling the promise of unburdening our industry from these unwise and unnecessary restrictions. In response to yesterday’s release of interim final regulations by the Commerce Department’s Bureau of…

Microsoft Antitrust Trial Statement

The following is a statement by Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association:Washington, D.C., November 5, 1999 – Today’s findings are of tremendous importance to consumers, the entire technology industry, and anyone who uses personal computers. Since our founding 26 years ago, Computer & Communications Industry Association has had as one of our…

CCIA CONDEMNS JUSTICE DEPARTMENT BREAK-IN PLAN

Washington, D.C., August 20, 1999 – The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) denounced a Justice Department plan to authorize secret searches and surveillance of private homes and offices.  The draft legislation, revealed in today’s editions of The Washington Post, would allow Federal agents to obtain court authorization to break into private premises to obtain information…

CCIA Announces Technology Symposium on Broadband

The impact it will have on the future of the Internet WASHINGTON, August 11, 1999  — The Computer & Communications Industry Association [CCIA] is announcing their CCIA 1999 Technology Symposium, entitled “Wiring Broadband America: Understanding the Role and Importance of the Internet Backbone.”  “This will be an unprecedented presentation of the nature and importance of…

Computer & Communications Industry Association names Mary Hewitt as Director of Communications

Washington, D.C. August 11, 1999 – The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) announced the appointment of Mary E. Hewitt as Director of Communications. With more than a decade of experience and expertise in public affairs and policy, she joins the Association at a critical juncture. “With Washington getting more and more involved in the high-tech…

Computer & Communications Industry Association names Mary Hewitt as Director of Communications

Washington, D.C. August 11, 1999 – The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) announced the appointment of Mary E. Hewitt as Director of Communications. With more than a decade of experience and expertise in public affairs and policy, she joins the Association at a critical juncture. “With Washington getting more and more involved in the high-tech…

CCIA LAUDS PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO OVERHAUL COMPUTER EXPORT CONTROLS

Washington, D.C.,  July 1, 1999 – Reacting to President Clinton’s decision to revise export controls on computers and semiconductors, the Computer & Communications Industry Association offered praise for the White House decision. This morning President Clinton issued a statement announcing that the Administration had decided to raise existing export control levels on sales of computers…

CCIA Praises Congress, White House on Y2K Agreement

Washington, D.C., June 29, 1999 – In the wake of their coming to terms on Year 2000 liability legislation, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) today praised both House, Senate, and White House negotiators for their hard work and for their forbearance in producing legislation that will prevent a outbreak of Y2K-related litigation early…