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CCIA Calls For Strong U.S. Response as Result of Section 301 Investigations into Digital Tax

Washington — The U.S. Trade Representative has released its reports in the Section 301 investigations into the digital services taxes (DSTs) of the United Kingdom, Spain, and Austria. USTR concluded that these taxes were discriminatory against U.S. tech firms, and are inconsistent with prevailing principles of international taxation, and burden U.S. commerce. This follows last…

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CCIA and SIIA File Amicus Requesting Direct Supreme Court Review of Microsoft Case

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) of America today filed and amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the motion by the Justice Department and State Attorneys General for direct review of the U.S. v. Microsoft decision. The government’s motion under the…

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ED BLACK STATEMENT SUPPORTING EU ANNOUNCEMENT ON MICROSOFT

CCIA PRESIDENT EXPLAINS THE IMPACT OF THE STATEMENT OF OBJECTION Washington, DC- “Today’s announcement by the European Commission issuing a Statement of Objection to Microsoft regarding the company’s monopoly in the desktop operating system market and its related conduct in the server market, is one more official finding by a government body that Microsoft’s illegal…

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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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