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CCIA Expresses Concern About DOJ Proposal Aimed At Social Media Companies Ahead Of Election

Washington — Weeks before the election, the Department of Justice is submitting a rare legislative proposal to Congress today to alter the law that allows social media sites to flag or remove misinformation and nefarious content. Attorney General William Barr is also expected to meet with Republican attorneys general today regarding unsubstantiated claims that social…

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CCIA Applauds Liberty Alliance Announcement

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) provides its enthusiastic support for the formation of the “Liberty Alliance Project,” a new business alliance to form an open, federated, interoperable system for online identity protection and verification. CCIA has a long history of supporting open platforms developed by communities and strives for open systems,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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