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CCIA Files Comments In Response To Canada’s Digital Services Tax

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments in response to Canada’s consultation regarding a digital services taxe proposed in its 2021 budget.  The DST would mirror other unilateral measures pursued by European countries in the past two years.   The United States Trade Representative has investigated these digital taxes in Europe and found…

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CCIA Welcomes FCC’s National Broadband Plan

The FCC releases its National Broadband Plan Tuesday. The goal, originally outlined during President Obama’s 2008 campaign is ubiquitous affordable, high speed access to an open Internet to boost investment, innovation and economic opportunity for many millions more Americans. After years of calling for a national broadband plan and watching as other nations surpass the…

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CCIA Praises European Parliament Action Against ACTA

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement under negotiation encountered some staunch disagreement in Europe. The European Parliament voted 663-13 today on a resolution demanding the European Commission release all negotiating texts and brief the Parliament on the secretive agreement. ACTA is an executive agreement under negotiation that could change the way copyright laws are enforced around the…

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Upcoming Event: CCIA Hosts Telecom/Internet 101 Congressional Briefing

Computer & Communications Industry Association Telecom/Internet 101 Congressional Briefing Monday, March 8 Materials: CCIA’s Telecommunications and Internet Policy Guide Vint Cerf’s presentation “The Open Internet” Jerry James’ presentation “Overview of the History of the Telecommunications Industry” Speaker Bios: Ed Black, President & CEO, CCIA Vint Cerf, one of the founding fathers of the Internet Amy Levine, Subcommittee…

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