Congress Considers Risky App Store Regulation Bill During Lame-Duck

Bill Would Increase Security Risks for Consumers’ Mobile Devices and Limit Covered Companies’ Ability to Regulate Hate Speech and Misinformation Washington – Senators have considered attaching the Open App Markets Act (OAMA) to lame duck legislation, according to various news reports. OAMA would regulate the relationship between app stores and apps, pressure online app stores…

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House Passes INFORM Act, CCIA Calls For Senate Vote

Washington – The House has passed its bipartisan “Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces for Consumers (INFORM Consumers) Act.” The bill aims to reduce the sale of stolen, counterfeit, and dangerous consumer products with updated transparency requirements and verification of third-party sellers online along with contact information for consumers. The Computer & Communications…

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CCIA Submits Comments To Turkish Competition Authority

Washington – The Turkish Competition Authority is working on an amendment to the country’s “Protection of Competition Law” in an attempt to address potential competition and regulatory issues in digital markets. The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) filed comments  recommending more research into whether there are market distortions that need to be addressed by…

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CCIA, Global Industry Offers Recommendations on India’s Draft Telecommunications Bill

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments with the Department of Telecommunications regarding the Draft Indian Telecommunications Bill, 2022. Additionally, CCIA joined nine other trade associations in a Joint Statement detailing concerns on behalf of global industry with the proposed legislation.  In late September, the Government of India published the draft of…

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CCIA Details Digital Trade Barriers in Foreign Markets to USTR

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative ahead of USTR’s annual report on trade barriers affecting U.S.suppliers, exporting to and operating in foreign markets. The National Trade Estimates (NTE) report, to be released in the spring of 2023, provides a country-by-country overview of trade barriers U.S. companies…

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