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CCIA Applauds Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

Washington — The White House announced that the bipartisan group of Senators working on an infrastructure package had reached an agreement Wednesday. The bipartisan infrastructure package includes $65 billion to expand broadband access to Americans. The Computer & Communications Industry Association has supported increasing funding for the deployment of reliable broadband to decrease the digital…

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EU and U.S. Political, Tech Leaders Discuss Transatlantic Digital Relations; CCIA Releases Recommendations

Washington — Senior U.S. and EU government officials and tech representatives took stock of the transatlantic digital relationship at CCIA’s Transatlantic Internet Policy Dialogue today. Today’s event provides stakeholders’ input to the U.S. and EU’s own “Information Society Dialogue” tomorrow, Tuesday.  The EU and U.S. will discuss regulation of transatlantic data transfers, Privacy Shield, telecoms…

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CCIA Weighs In On Copyright Office’s DMCA Proposal

Washington — Internet users and other stakeholders have until Friday to file comments in response to questions from the Copyright Office on the “safe harbor” in Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) — one of the legal cornerstones that enables the provision of platforms for communication and commerce on the Internet. Currently,…

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Civil Rights Groups, CCIA Appeal To Congress To Block Government Hacking Expansion

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association has joined public interest groups to try block an expansion of government hacking. Unless Congress intervenes, a law enforcement request to be given the ability to hack multiple computers in unknown locations outside a magistrate’s jurisdiction will automatically take effect. Today CCIA and others sent a joint…

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FCC Wins Legal Challenge To Its Open Internet Order

Washington – A federal appeals court upheld the FCC’s Open Internet Order, rejecting various substantive and procedural attacks on the agency’s non-discrimination order. The Computer & Communications Industry Association and Mozilla had filed a joint amici curiae brief in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit supporting the FCC, which the court relied upon…

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Tech Industry Supports Member States’ Efforts To Improve Criminal Justice In Cyberspace

Brussels, Belgium — The Computer & Communications Industry Association, DIGITALEUROPE and BSA issued the joint statement below praising EU Member States for their balanced approach to improving criminal justice while protecting the privacy of citizens online. The following can be attributed to CCIA Europe Director Christian Borggreen: “We support the EU’s aim to improve criminal…

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