Computer & Communication Industry Association

Computer & Communication Industry Association

Open Markets.Open Systems.Open Networks.


CCIA Responds to Conclusion of WTO’s 13 Ministerial Conference

Washington – At the World Trade Organization’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) February 27-March 1, trade ministers reviewed the functioning of the multilateral trading system and considered action on the future work of the WTO.  At the conclusion of these meetings, WTO Members renewed the longstanding moratorium on applying customs duties on electronic transmissions, often referred to as the “WTO e-commerce moratorium,” according to a draft declaration. Since its inception in 1998, Members are faced with the decision for renewal at the Ministerial conferences, contributing ...

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  • Press Releases
  • Trade

WTO Ministerial to Chart Future of Digital Trade Tariffs, Growth

Washington – At the WTO’s 13th Ministerial meeting (MC13) in Abu Dhabi this week, countries will be deciding whether to maintain a ban on duties imposed on electronic transmissions.  Last ...
  • Press Releases
  • Telecom

Network Usage Fees Would Harm Brazilian Cloud Market and Undermine Country’s Digital Transformation, New Study Finds

Barcelona, SPAIN – A report launched today warns Brazilian policymakers that mandating direct payments to telecom operators from other online players, such as cloud providers and content delivery ne...
  • Press Releases
  • Content Moderation

Supreme Court Heard Arguments Today Explaining Why Florida, Texas Social Media Laws Violate the First Amendment

Washington – The Supreme Court dove into court arguments today with questions about Florida and Texas’s must-carry online content laws. The Computer & Communications Industry Association and o...
  • Press Releases
  • Trade

CCIA Submits Comments Seeking Changes to Korea’s Cloud Certification Rules

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments today with South Korea’s Ministry of Science and Information and Communications Technology, asking the agency to ...


CCIA was founded in 1972 to promote open markets, open systems, and open networks in the computer and telecommunications industry. Today, the association continues to evangelize these principles across these increasingly diverse and economically important sectors of the global economy.


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