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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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CCIA Criticizes FBI Interference with NTT-Verio Deal

Washington, DC- The Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA), criticized the FBI’s use of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) process to further other, unrelated policy goals in reviewing the sale of Verio Inc. to NTT America. Those policy goals may include exerting pressure on the Japanese government to lower interconnection…

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CCIA concerned about government’s expanding role in e-commerce

Letter sent to Administration asks for reevaluation of current government plans   Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), along with the American Electronics Association (AEA) and the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), sent a letter to the Administration that expressed concern regarding the developing trend of governments’ role in electronic commerce.…

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CCIA supports Congressional efforts to address issue of government e-commerce contributing to abuse of privacy

CCIA in conjunction with two other associations sends letter of support Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) sent a letter in conjunction with the American Electronics Association (AEA) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), to House Majority Leader Richard Armey, Congressman Billy Tauzin and Congressman Bob Goodlatte in support of…

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Statement of Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association on Judge Jackson's ruling in favor of government's motion to expedite U.S. v. Microsoft appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, DC- We are very pleased that Judge Jackson has supported the request of the Justice Department and State Attorneys General to expedite Microsoft’s appeal of his ruling to the Supreme Court. Inexplicably, and in contradiction of their own previous statements to the Court, Microsoft now maintains that this case is not “of general public…

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Statement of Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association on Judge Jackson’s ruling in favor of government’s motion to expedite U.S. v. Microsoft appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, DC- We are very pleased that Judge Jackson has supported the request of the Justice Department and State Attorneys General to expedite Microsoft’s appeal of his ruling to the Supreme Court. Inexplicably, and in contradiction of their own previous statements to the Court, Microsoft now maintains that this case is not “of general public…

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