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CCIA Files Comments On Petition to FCC to Modernize Regulations To Get Devices To Consumers

Washington — The FCC is accepting comments on a petition for rulemaking that would modernize the regulatory process for getting new devices to consumers. The Computer and Communications Industry Association filed comments today, saying that modernizing these rules would help the U.S. compete in the race to 5G, which is a top priority of the…

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CCIA APPLAUDS RELAXATION OF COMPUTER EXPORT CONTROLS

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) praised the Clinton Administration for today’s announcement that it would relax controls on the export of high performance computers. “We have urged the Administration to take this step and are encouraged by their efforts to keep pace with advances and innovations in the computer industry,” stated…

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Ultra Wideband Technology Moving Forward, Says CCIA President Ed Black

Washington, DC- Commenting on the report just released by the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) on ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, Ed Black, President and CEO of CCIA, the Computer & Communications Industry Association expressed pleasure that the report recognized UWB technology as one of the most promising technologies of our time. “We are pleased that…

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CCIA PRAISES NEW ENCRYPTION EXPORT REGULATIONS

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has long supported the elimination of ineffective and counterproductive encryption export controls and applauds the Clinton Administration for fulfilling the promise of unburdening our industry from these unwise and unnecessary restrictions. In response to yesterday’s release of interim final regulations by the Commerce Department’s Bureau of…

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Microsoft Antitrust Trial Statement

The following is a statement by Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association:Washington, D.C., November 5, 1999 – Today’s findings are of tremendous importance to consumers, the entire technology industry, and anyone who uses personal computers. Since our founding 26 years ago, Computer & Communications Industry Association has had as one of our…

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CCIA CONDEMNS JUSTICE DEPARTMENT BREAK-IN PLAN

Washington, D.C., August 20, 1999 – The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) denounced a Justice Department plan to authorize secret searches and surveillance of private homes and offices.  The draft legislation, revealed in today’s editions of The Washington Post, would allow Federal agents to obtain court authorization to break into private premises to obtain information…

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