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France should not repeat U.S. surveillance mistakes

Following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, the French government has put forward a controversial bill aimed at boosting its intelligence services. The proposal is expected to be voted into law b...
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  • EU
  • Competition

European Commission Releases Digital Single Market Strategy: The Good and The Bad

[Ed. Note: This piece originally appeared on CCIA's Project DisCo blog] The European Commission has today released its new Digital Single Market Strategy. The objectives of the strategy sit withi...
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  • Patent Reform & Copyright

Europe’s Digital Strategy Must Enable Internet Innovation

Brussels - The European Commission today announced its determination to achieve the bold and necessary goal of creating a single European-wide digital market by stripping away unnecessary national rul...

Stakeholders issue recommendations on major UN information society review

Geneva -- As delegations convene this week in Geneva to agree on a resolution on the UN’s work on the information society, stakeholders agree on the following set of recommendations: The Resoluti...

Europe Faces Tough Digital Single Market Choices

Brussels - When the European Commission announces its new Digital Single Market Strategy on 6th May, it faces a decisive choice between a forward-looking enabling strategy for the Internet or an insul...
  • Privacy & Security

CCIA Applauds House Judiciary Committee Passage of USA FREEDOM Act, Urges Further Reform

Washington -- The Computer & Communications Industry Association welcomes today’s bipartisan vote to pass the USA FREEDOM Act out of the House Judiciary Committee.  The 25-2 margin demonstrates...
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Cybersecurity Information Sharing Panel: Event Recap

Last Thursday, CCIA hosted a panel discussion on a host of cybersecurity information sharing bills under debate in Congress.  The event, which was opened by remarks from Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., ai...

Senate Judiciary Leaders Introduce Patent Reform Bill

Washington -- Senate Judiciary Committee leaders have introduced bipartisan legislation today intended to rein in patent trolls who threaten businesses and consumers with legally questionable infringe...
  • Internet Freedom
  • Privacy & Security

CCIA Welcomes Latest Version of USA Freedom Act

Washington - Representatives Sensenbrenner, Goodlatte, Conyers, and Nadler introduced the latest version of the USA Freedom Act today.  The Computer & Communications Industry Association applauds...
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  • EU

The Digital Single Market Strategy Needs To Address Online Marketplace Bans

CCIA coordinated a coalition with European and national e-commerce associations that urged the Commission to address online marketplace bans in the upcoming Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy. We se...
  • Privacy & Security

Industry Leaders Ask House Leaders To Support Privacy Act Extension Bill

Washington -- Companies and trade associations representing leaders of U.S. industry sent a letter to House leadership Tuesday asking them to pass the Judicial Redress Act of 2015. The letter’s sign...
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  • Telecom

SaveWirelessChoice.com Coalition Launched

Washington -- Today CCIA joined a broad group of public interest groups, wireless carriers, and consumer and trade groups in launching the SaveWirelessChoice.com coalition. SaveWirelessChoice.com is c...