Computer & Communication Industry Association


  • Patent Reform & Copyright

CCIA Welcomes DOJ Decision To Protect Competition, Consumer Access To Music

Washington -- The Department of Justice announced today that it has concluded its multi-year review of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees, and that it will refrain from altering the pro-competition pro...

CCIA Submits Letter To FCC Asking It To Free Spectrum For 5G Technologies

Washington — The FCC took action in its Spectrum Frontiers proceeding three weeks ago, blazing a trail for the development of next generation mobile services, or "5G."  The Computer & Communica...
  • EU
  • Privacy & Security
  • European Union

CCIA Welcomes Article 29 Working Party Statement on Adoption of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Brussels, Belgium -- Representatives of the EU’s national data protection authorities have recently issued a statement on the adoption of a new agreement to permit transatlantic data transfers betwe...
  • Privacy & Security

Microsoft Wins Appeal Over U.S. Government Attempt to Access Communications Stored Overseas

Washington -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled today that the Department of Justice may not use warrants issued pursuant to the Stored Communications Act to access the content of...
  • EU
  • Competition
  • European Union

European Commission Sends New Statement of Objections to Google

Brussels, Belgium -- The European Commission has announced a supplementary statement of objections in the Google comparison shopping case and new statement of objections about Google’s ‘AdSense’...
  • EU
  • Privacy & Security
  • European Union

Privacy Shield Adopted: Clarity For Firms, Privacy Win For Consumers

Brussels, Belgium --  The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the new framework for transatlantic data transfers, was adopted in Brussels today after EU Member States approved it last week. Privacy Shield was u...

CCIA Europe, Industry Groups Request Repeal Of e-Privacy Directive

Brussels, Belgium -- In a joint statement today, CCIA and industry groups call for a repeal of the EU’s e-Privacy Directive. The tech and telecoms group believe that any possible review of the sec...

CCIA, Industry Groups Encourage Swift Adoption Of Privacy Shield

Brussels, Belgium -- CCIA and other members of the Industry Coalition for Data Protection (ICDP) today issued a joint statement to welcome the improved Privacy Shield text.  Privacy Shield will stre...

Tech Industry Welcomes Slovak Council Presidency

Brussels, Belgium -- The tech industry welcomes the start of the Slovak Republic’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union tomorrow, 1st July.  The six month long Slovak Presidency will kic...