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New study examines EU and U.S. privacy protections

A new report by law firm Sidley Austin, released today, compares EU and U.S. privacy laws and find them “essentially equivalent”. The recent Court of Justice of the European Union ruling declared...
  • EU

European Parliament Adopts Digital Single Market Report: Positive Report Shows Direction European Union Must Take

Strasbourg, France - Today the European Parliament adopted an ‘own initiative’ report “Towards a Digital Single Market Act”. The report sets out the Parliament’s view on how to build a Digit...
  • Patent Reform & Copyright

CCIA Files Amicus Brief In Samsung Patent Case Asking The U.S. Supreme Court To Review A Problematic Ruling

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed an amicus brief Friday in support of Samsung’s recent petition to the U.S. Supreme Court. Samsung is asking the Supreme Co...
  • Internet Freedom
  • Privacy & Security

Companies, Groups Ask World Leaders To Support Strong Encryption

Washington -- The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined an open letter with experts, companies, and organizations in more than 35 countries that asks world leaders to support stron...
  • EU

CCIA welcomes new senior EU appointments

Brussels, BELGIUM -- The European Commission announced today that Finnish civil servant Tiina Astola will be appointed Director-General for Justice and Consumers as of 1st February 2016. Astola will t...

CCIA Launches New Website for Consumer Video Choice Coalition

Washington, D.C. -- Consumers are being charged way to much on their cable bills and the Computer & Communications Industry Association wants to help the public understand why and what to do about...

CCIA Applauds Trade Facilitation Provisions to Promote Small Business Trade

Washington – On December 9, the  House of Representatives and the Senate announced a final bipartisan Conference Report on the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 to modernize U.S....

CCIA, Associations Send Letter Opposing Senate Bill On Online Reporting Requirement

Washington -- In a joint letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, the Computer & Communications Industry Association, and eight other associations cau...

CCIA, Associations Ask Senate Judiciary Leaders To Expedite Judicial Redress Act

Washington - In a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Leahy, the leaders of a coalition of industry associations, including the Computer & Communications Indu...
  • Patent Reform & Copyright

European Commission Considers a Link and Snippet Tax: Ill-Founded, Controversial And Detrimental To All Players

Brussels - Today the European Commission released a non-legislative Communication “Towards a modern, more European copyright framework” -- the Communication on copyright. The Communication sets ou...
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  • Telecom

Judges Heard Arguments On FCCs Open Internet Rules

Washington - For the third time in five years, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments on the FCC’s attempt to maintain an open Internet Friday.  The panel was led by Ju...
  • Telecom

House Subcommittee Moves Forward on Spectrum and Broadband Bills

Washington, D.C. — The House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications & Technology passed, on voice votes and without amendments, two bipartisan bills aimed at speeding up broadband ...