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CCIA Encouraged By Second Meeting of EU-U.S. Trade & Technology Council

Brussels, BELGIUM — EU and U.S. diplomats met in Paris on May 15-16 for the second meeting of the EU-U.S. Trade & Technology Council. Leadership discussed ongoing strategies for strengthening the transatlantic partnership and to address global trade challenges, with a particular focus on transatlantic response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The two sides…

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CCIA Calls On Congress To Pass Surveillance Reforms After Court Finds Bulk Metadata Collection Illegal

Washington — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Thursday that the NSA’s bulk collection of phone and other records was never authorized under section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act.  The intelligence community has argued for the legality of their intelligence gathering practices since well before the first Snowden revelations about the extent…

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Europe Faces Tough Digital Single Market Choices

Brussels – When the European Commission announces its new Digital Single Market Strategy on 6th May, it faces a decisive choice between a forward-looking enabling strategy for the Internet or an insular and constraining one. The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA Europe) looks forward to the strategy. In communications ahead of its release, Europe’s…

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Senate Judiciary Leaders Introduce Patent Reform Bill

Washington — Senate Judiciary Committee leaders have introduced bipartisan legislation today intended to rein in patent trolls who threaten businesses and consumers with legally questionable infringement claims. One reform could allow prevailing defendants to recover legal fees — if they can prove the plaintiff’s claim was not reasonable. Another would require attorneys sending vague letters…

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EU Competition Commissioner Issues Statement of Objections to Google

Brussels – Today, European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced that the European Commission has issued a statement of objections in the Google competition investigation.  The Commission’s preliminary case focuses on the functioning of Google’s shopping results. Furthermore, Ms. Vestager also announced the opening of a separate official investigation of Google’s Android operating system. The announcement…

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