CCIA Comments Filed To US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade Call China Censorship A Trade Barrier

The Computer & Communications Industry Association submitted its agenda suggestions for the 2009 U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade meeting this fall. CCIA asked the JCCT to address China’s Internet censorship tactics, including the latest move to require censorship software, as a trade barrier. The following quote can be attributed to CCIA President &…

CCIA Asks State Department To Investigate Internet Censorship After Iran Incident

Just a day after Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., held a hearing this week to examine global Internet freedom, the Washington Post reported on the Iranian government’s crackdown on Internet sites related to women’s issues and human rights. Some of the sites, including http://wwwchange4equality.net, were among those involved in an online petition seeking 1 million signatures…