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Global Coalition of Industry Groups Offer Digital Recommendations to G7 Leaders

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined 16 other tech and business groups today to offer joint recommendations  for G7 leaders. The recommendations precede the  G7 Digital and Technology Ministerial on April 28-29. Representatives from tech organizations in each of the G7 countries and Europe plan to meet April 15 to further discuss…

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Redl To Lead NTIA After Senate Confirmation

Washington — David Redl takes the helm of the the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration after receiving Senate confirmation Tuesday evening. The Computer & Communications Industry Association congratulates Redl, who most recently served as a lead telecommunications staffer on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. CCIA has advocated on tech policy issues, including…

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CCIA Encouraged By Progress on SESTA, Though Concerns Remain

Washington — As Congress works to reduce sex trafficking online, bill sponsors recently announced progress that has been made in tailoring the legislation to better ensure the intended target, while reducing unintended consequences. The Computer & Communications Industry Association appreciates efforts to revise the bill to address wide-ranging concerns from industry and public interest stakeholders,…

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CCIA Asks FCC To Enforce Its Own Law And Block Sinclair Media Takeover

Washington — As the FCC appears poised to override historic rules preventing one company from dominating news coverage on the public airwaves, the Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments asking the FCC to enforce its own law and block the Sinclair merger. Ordinarily, according to FCC rules, Sinclair’s proposed takeover of Tribune would be…

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CCIA Agrees FTC Does Not Have Authority To Protect The Open Internet

Washington – Members of Congress heard from past and current FTC and FCC officials today, including FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny, about how the FTC’s jurisdiction would fall short of being able to protect the Open internet using antitrust law. McSweeny testified before the House Judiciary Committee, weeks ahead of a potential FCC vote to rescind…

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CCIA Joins Amicus Brief In SCOTUS Patent Case That Could Remove Tool To Combat Patent Trolls

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined a Supreme Court amicus brief filed Monday evening in a patent case that is being closely watched by the thousands of companies sued every year by those abusing the patent system. The case will determine whether inter partes review (IPR) is constitutional. CCIA and others believe…

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CCIA Offers Trade Officials Examples Of Scope of Digital Trade Barriers

Washington — As the US takes more steps to monitor the fastest growing export, trade in services, the Computer & Communications Industry Association offered USTR examples of digital trade barriers faced by tech companies in comments filed Wednesday evening. CCIA also provided recommendations for upcoming NAFTA negotiations. “Six key barriers to digital trade include data…

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