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Senate Judiciary Advances Measure To Give Government Greater Control Over Online Content, Opens Risks For Online Security Through Patchwork Of State Laws

Washington — The Senate Judiciary Committee took a step toward approving legislation, S. 3398, the “Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies” (EARNIT) Act, which would weaken the law companies rely upon to address objectionable activity online, commonly referred to as Section 230. In March, when the bill was introduced, the Computer & Communications…

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Obama DOJ Withdraws Bush Administration Antitrust Directive

Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney’s announced this morning at the Center for American Progress that the Department of Justice is withdrawing a 2008 Bush administration report that made it more difficult to police anticompetitive behavior. Ed Black, the President & CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association spoke on the antitrust panel that followed…

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Upcoming Event: 36th Annual Washington Caucus

Computer and Communications Industry Association 36 Annual Washington Caucus May 6, 2009 NEWSEUM Featuring: Rep. Rick Boucher, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Rep. Anna Eshoo, Rep. Goodlatte, and more to be announced… Register Online $250 for CCIA members (first ticket) and $200 for each additional ticket $400 for nonmembers (first ticket) and $350 for each additional Space…

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CCIA Releases 110th Congress High Tech Scorecard

Twenty-two senators scored above 80 percent on tech and innovation votes during the second session of the 110th Congress, which ended earlier this year. In the House, 32 members scored in the top tier with a score of over 84 percent. The Computer & Communications Industry Association released its annual High-Tech Scorecard Wednesday in conjunction…

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