News

CCIA Recommendations on Canada’s Online News Act Ahead of Committee Hearing

Washington — The Heritage Committee in the House of Commons of Canada will meet at a  hearing on Friday afternoon to discuss Bill C-18, dubbed “the Online News Act.” The bill would require large “digital news intermediaries” including search engines and social media platforms to pay Canadian news companies to index their content or to…

Read more
September 19, 2022 | SFGate
September 19, 2022 | The Bellingham Herald
September 19, 2022 | Houston Public Media
September 17, 2022 | The Washington Post e-Replica Newspapers in Education
September 16, 2022 | KXAN-TV
September 16, 2022 | Clayton News Daily
September 16, 2022 | Ars Technica
September 16, 2022 | NBC News
September 16, 2022 | Yahoo! News
September 16, 2022 | Yahoo! News
September 16, 2022 | Yahoo! News
September 16, 2022 | SFGate
June 22, 2022 | Florida Politics
June 22, 2022 | WINK-TV
June 21, 2022 | I3 Investor
June 21, 2022 | Tech Investor News
June 01, 2022 | WJLA-TV
June 01, 2022 | The Hill
June 01, 2022 | Government Technology
June 01, 2022 | Yahoo! Finance

CCIA Files Comments With NTIA On International Internet Policy Priorities

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association praised the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) for its interest in prioritizing work on international internet issues in comments filed today. CCIA’s comments focused on how the US government could best promote the internet as a platform for free expression and commerce. CCIA recommended that NTIA…

Read more

CCIA Praises Congressman Coffman for Introducing Net Neutrality Bill and Supporting CRA

Washington, D.C. — This morning, Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO), announced that he will introduce a comprehensive piece of legislation to restore net neutrality.  Coffman also announced his support for the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to reverse the FCC’s misguided action from last year that eliminated its Internet nondiscrimination rules known as “net neutrality.”  In May,…

Read more

EU and Japan adopt data flow deal, will they now fight against forced data localisation globally?

Brussels, BELGIUM — The European Union and Japan today recognised each others’ data protection systems to allow the free flow of data between their economies. The agreement is linked to the major trade agreement signed today, the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.  The EPA unfortunately addresses only few barriers to digital trade.  On data flows the…

Read more

European Parliament Vote Calls For Better Handling Of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Brussels — Today, the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) adopted its report on the proposed EU Cybersecurity Act. The report includes provisions to  improve how EU Member States manage cybersecurity vulnerabilities to avoid large-scale exploitation of software vulnerabilities as seen during the “WannaCry” attack.  Negotiations between the European Parliament, Council and Commission…

Read more