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Controversial Media Exemption Divides European Parliament

Brussels, BELGIUM – Today, the European Parliament adopted its position on the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA). Unfortunately, in addition to many unwanted provisions, a controversial proposal to exempt news media from content moderation on very large online platforms was added to the bill. The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA Europe) applauds the efforts of those Members of the European Parliament who tried to fix Article 17 with a view to removing the 24-hour must-carry obligation and content moderation restrictions. Stakeholders far and wide, ranging from c...

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CCIA To Testify Before Senate Judiciary IP Subcommittee On SHOP SAFE Tuesday

Washington – The Senate Judiciary Intellectual Property Subcommittee is holding a hearing Tuesday on S. 2934, the recently reintroduced Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fake...
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  • Trade

CCIA Files Comments with Canadian Heritage on Proposed Regulations for Online News Act

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments in response to Canada’s consultation regarding proposed regulations for the implementation of the Online News Act...
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  • Content Moderation

Supreme Court To Hear Challenges To Texas, Florida Social Media Laws

Washington – The Supreme Court has agreed to take up the Texas and Florida social media laws that several lower courts have found to violate the First Amendment. The Computer & Communications In...
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  • Emerging Technology
  • European Union
  • Innovation Policy

AI Act: Regulate High-Risk Use Instead of Technology, EU Negotiators Told By Industry

Brussels, BELGIUM – As EU negotiators meet early next week to start hammering out a deal on the landmark Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act, a coalition of industry associations is calling on the co-l...


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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