Computer & Communication Industry Association

Computer & Communication Industry Association

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Telecom Networks: European Commission Provides Last Lifeline for Rejected Big Telco Demands

Brussels, BELGIUM – Today, the European Commission presented a white paper on the future of the EU’s digital infrastructure. Although part of a non-legislative package, the paper does put forward some ideas that risk being hijacked by Big Telco interests. The Commission’s new connectivity package serves as a handover note proposing possible options to the next Commission. The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA Europe) cautions that various parts of the paper could serve as a favour for incumbent telecom operators who want to resurrect their rejected ask for net...

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CCIA to Testify at USTR Special 301 Hearing Wednesday

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association is participating in a hearing conducted by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Wednesday to solicit input on the agenc...
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CCIA Files Amicus Brief In Online Privacy Case

Washington - The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed an amicus brief asking the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to affirm the U.S. District Court’s grant of summary judgm...
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  • Trade

CCIA Supports U.S. Agreement with Five Countries to End Digital Services Taxes

Washington – The United States has announced an extension of the deal struck with Austria, France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom to terminate their digital services taxes (DSTs). In the deal,...
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  • Trade

CCIA Offers Statement, Data on Recent USTR Remarks on Digital Trade, Taxing U.S. Companies

Washington – U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai gave remarks this week, casting doubt on whether, as a matter of trade policy, the U.S. government should support U.S. companies in fa...


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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