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CCIA Welcomes House’s America COMPETES Act, Expresses Concern About Combining It With More Controversial, Harmful Measures

Washington – While CCIA applauds the America COMPETES Act for ensuring that the U.S. tech sector can compete with China by investing in AI, quantum computing, and other emerging technology, the proposal includes concerning language regarding unrelated matters like trademark-infringing goods. The proposal’s attempts to address counterfeits create an untested new IP liability scheme for…

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CCIA Comments on New Report Detailing the Disturbing Online Activities of the Federal Government

Washington, DC- A new report released this week by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Federal Computer Week demonstrates the wide scope and large amount of e-commerce activity of the federal government – everything from selling translated newspapers to online bill payment services. “The level of e-commerce activity is staggering,” said Ed Black,…

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Senate Control and High Tech

Washington, DC- Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), released the following statement in reaction to Senator Jeffords’ decision to become an independent and join with Democrats in organizing the Senate: “Congress has traditionally considered high-technology issues on a bipartisan basis. While Senator Jeffords’ move is significant in many…

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CCIA Denounces USPS Competition Against Private Sector

Washington, DC- Computer & Communications Industry Association President and CEO Ed Black today released the following statement regarding the House Government Reform Committee’s hearing on “The U.S. Postal Service’s Uncertain Financial Outlook”: “We are pleased that Chairman Burton and the Committee are continuing their examination of the financial status of the Postal Service, and are…

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CCIA Praises Chairman Powell’s Recommendations to Increase Penalties on Violations by Incumbent Telephone Companies

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) supports FCC Chairman Michael Powell’s recommendations to Congress that call for strengthening penalties for any local telephone company that prevents new entrants from gaining fair access to the wires connecting homes and businesses. CCIA urges Congress to quickly enact the proposals as endorsed by Chairman Powell.…

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