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House Judiciary Passes Patent Reform Language

Washington -- The House Judiciary Committee approved language for its patent reform bill Thursday that would go a long way towards reining in the still-growing patent troll industry. It would require ...
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Save Wireless Choice in the Upcoming 600 MHz Incentive Auction

As mobile broadband has increasingly become an integral part of the modern U.S. economy and of Americans’ lives, the spectrum needed to provide it has become a critically important resource. Next ye...
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What the USA FREEDOM Act does – and why it matters for Europe

On Wednesday, President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act, a legislative package of long-awaited mass surveillance reforms that passed the House and Senate after years of false starts and negotiations....
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CCIA sponsors European Internet governance forum and hosts event on Internet laws

CCIA is an official sponsor of this year’s European dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) which is taking place on June 4-5 in Sofia, Bulgaria.  This annual event convenes hundreds of policy ex...

CCIA Press Conference Call: How US Surveillance Reform Law Impacts Europeans

President Obama quickly signed surveillance reform legislation after the Senate passed the USA Freedom Act Tuesday evening. The Act ends the bulk collection of phone and other records and offers bette...
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House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Taxes and “Nexus Issues”

The House Judiciary Committee’s Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Subcommittee held a hearing on three bills Tuesday regarding nexus and taxation: the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax...

Senate Begins Surveillance Reform Process by Passing USA FREEDOM Act

Washington -- After years of controversy over mass surveillance by the U.S. government, and lengthy negotiations on the reform of those practices, the Senate has passed the USA FREEDOM Act with a 67 t...

Senate Paves Way for USA Freedom Act

Washington -- In a 77-17 vote to invoke cloture, the Senate has paved the way for the passage of the USA FREEDOM Act later this week.  Today also marks the the expiration of several provisions in the...
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Bigger than Geo-blocking: How the European Commission’s Sector Inquiry Can Set E-Commerce Free

Brussels -- Early this month the European Commission unveiled its Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy. The strategy has the very laudable goal of promoting the digital economy by furthering Europe’...

CCIA Disappointed That Obama Administration Recommended Against Hearing Important Copyright Case

Washington -- The Justice Department, in a filing with the Supreme Court, has counseled against the Court hearing an important copyright case that could have sweeping implications for the technology i...

CCIA Welcomes Senate’s Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

Washington - The Senate voted to approve Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) Saturday night; an important step both giving U.S. trade negotiators Congressional guidance on U.S. trade priorities and cleari...
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CCIA Signs Letter Supporting Multistakeholder Input On UN Information Society Review

New York -- The World Summit on the Information Society is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Starting next month the UN will begin a process ahead of a December conference in New York to review the im...