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GDPR Enforcement Urgently Needs Fixing, Tech Industry Tells European Commission

Brussels, BELGIUM – The European Commission needs to address significant shortcomings in the way EU cross-border data protection cases are being handled right now, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA Europe) cautions. In comments filed to a Commission consultation today, CCIA Europe urges the EU executive arm to fix the most urgent deficiencies in the enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as part of the new procedural rules expected later this year.  CCIA calls on the Commission to explicitly recognise the fundamental rights of de...

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CCIA Files Comments in Support of California Digital Citizenship Bill

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association offered comments in support of a proposed California bill, AB 787, to require the Superintendent of Public Instruction to gather a...
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CCIA Files Comments in ID, MT, and TN on Bills Regarding Mandatory Content Filters for Smartphones, Tablets, and Other Connected Devices

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association submitted comments this week to state legislatures in Idaho, Montana, and Tennessee in opposition to proposed legislation requirin...
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CCIA Files Comments Regarding Connecticut Online Privacy Act

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association today offered comments on SB 3, a bill pending in the Connecticut General Assembly, concerning online privacy and data safety prot...
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CCIA Joins Industry in Expressing Concern About Canada’s Digital Agenda Ahead of President Biden’s Visit

Washington – Ahead of President Joe Biden’s visit to Canada that begins on March 23, the Computer & Communications Industry Association signed a letter with 9 other industry organizations rais...


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