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Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Flawed Bill That Would Harm Consumers, Economy, Security

Washington – The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that would affect low-cost and free-to-the-user digital services offered by a handful of digital companies. The new regulations carve out most tech competitors – including overseas rivals positioning themselves to fill a void created by overregulation. The Computer & Communications Industry Association, an international not for…

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CCIA Applauds Secretary Daley’s Remarks on Encryption

(Washington, DC) — Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), today applauded Secretary of Commerce William Daley’s remarks that U.S. encryption policy is a “failure” and urged the Administration to immediately overhaul that policy. Secretary Daley made his remarks at a gathering hosted by the Information Technology Policy Council, an informal grouping…

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CCIA TO CELEBRATE 25th ANNIVERSARY MARCH 11th:

Association Sponsoring Industry-Government Roundtable; and Presenting Industry Legend Award to Ethernet Inventor(Washington, DC) — A full day of events will mark the 25th anniversary of the Computer & Communications Industry Association on Wednesday, March 11, 1998, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. Founded in 1972, CCIA has dedicated its efforts to preserving full, fair and open…

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CCIA Disappointed with Vote to Advance Copyright Legislation

(Washington, DC) — Following today’s vote by the House Courts and Intellectual Property Subcommittee, John Scheibel, Vice President and General Counsel of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) expressed his disappointment at the panel’s decision to approve HR 2281, the “WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act,” sending the measure to the full Judiciary Committee. “This bill will stifle innovation…

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CCIA Praises Wisdom of Microsoft/DOJ Contempt Settlement

(Washington, DC) — Ed Black, President of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) called today’s settlement between Microsoft and the Justice Department to end contempt proceedings “a significant victory for our industry and for consumers.” He said, “this agreement allows for continued legitimate competition in the browser market and provides computer manufacturers and consumers with choice.…

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