Computer & Communication Industry Association

Computer & Communication Industry Association

Open Markets.Open Systems.Open Networks.


CCIA Applauds USTR Focus on Digital Services Taxes, Urges Action if Passed Into Law

Washington – During the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Commission meetings in Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) again raised the issue of Canada’s discriminatory and burdensome digital services tax (DST). The proposed DST, which is a part of Bill C-59 currently nearing the final stages before passage and enactment, would disproportionately harm U.S. companies, undermine digital exports, and harm Canadian innovation. The DST would cost U.S. companies billions of dollars and could lead to thousands of job losses.  The Computer...

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  • Press Releases
  • Digital Economy

EU’s Digital Competitiveness Suffers From Regulatory Burden and Lack of Capital, Research Finds

Florence, ITALY – A major new study on strengthening EU digital competitiveness explains why the EU has been less successful than the United States and China in growing its tech sector, and proposes...
  • Press Releases
  • Privacy

CCIA Statement on House Action Toward Federal Privacy and Kids Safety Legislation 

Washington – The House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce is scheduled to markup a discussion draft of the “American Data Privacy Rights Act” (APR...
  • Press Releases
  • Digital Economy
  • Tax

CCIA Submits Coalition Opposition Letter for IL SB 3591 

Washington – Ahead of the Illinois General Assembly’s hearing on the state’s proposed Journalism Preservation Act, the Computer & Communications Industry Association submitted a coalition le...
  • Statements
  • Content Moderation

CCIA Statement Ahead of House Hearing to Debate Law that Enables User-Generated Content Online

Washington – The House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications & Technology will hold a hearing on Wednesday to consider sunsetting a law Congress passed more than two...


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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