News

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…

Read more

CCIA Dismayed By Justice Department Decision

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) today expressed its dismay at the Department of Justice’s decision not to seek the most effective remedies in its case against Microsoft. Said CCIA President and CEO, ED Black, “As the District Court and the government plaintiffs originally concluded, structural remedies are the most effective solution…

Read more

CCIA Applauds Appeals Court Decision

Washington, DC- Ed Black, President & CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), released the following statement in response to the Appeals Court rejection of Microsoft’s petition to delay the court proceeding pending a Supreme Court review of the case: “The court’s decision today properly recognizes that Microsoft has little chance of receiving…

Read more

CCIA Condemns Microsoft’s Attempts to Delay Case

Washington, DC- Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), issued the following statement in response to Microsoft’s filing a reply brief with the Appeals Court: “Once again, Microsoft seeks to distort the law and facts surrounding the overwhelming case against the company. In today’s filing, the company states: ‘If…

Read more

CCIA Condemns Microsoft's Attempts to Delay Case

Washington, DC- Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), issued the following statement in response to Microsoft’s filing a reply brief with the Appeals Court: “Once again, Microsoft seeks to distort the law and facts surrounding the overwhelming case against the company. In today’s filing, the company states: ‘If…

Read more

Microsoft Arguments Rejected By The Justice Department

Washington, DC- Ed Black, President & CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) released the following statement in support of the Department of Justice’s motion to the Appeals Court, which asked the Court to reject Microsoft’s attempts at delaying the outcome of the trial: “In its’ filing today the Government stresses that proceedings…

Read more