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FTC Launches Antitrust Investigation Of Google

The announcement that the FTC is seeking additional information from Google confirms various news reports that it is initiating an antitrust investigation. The Computer & Communications Industr...

AT&T Fails To Dispute Basic Math, History In Its Takeover Bid

Late last month, consumer groups, individuals, antitrust experts, state regulators and businesses told the FCC that AT&T’s proposal to takeover T-Mobile would hurt competition and wireless servi...

AT&T Fails To Dispute Basic Math, History In Its Takeover Bid

Late last month, consumer groups, individuals, antitrust experts, state regulators and businesses told the FCC that AT&T’s proposal to takeover T-Mobile would hurt competition and wireless servi...

CCIA Applauds Geolocation Legislation

Senator Wyden and Representatives Chaffetz and Goodlatte are introducing legislation Wednesday that would set some ground rules for when companies would be required to turn over both real time and pre...

Supreme Court Gold Plates Low-Quality Patents

Today the Supreme Court upheld the Federal Circuit’s protective view of low-quality patents in Microsoft v. i4i.  Despite the limited review at the Patent and Trademark Office, the Court affirmed t...

CCIA Endorses Two International Reports, Recommendations on Internet Freedom

Several human rights associations, the Organization of American States and a UN Committee have released two landmark documents on protecting free expression and the free flow of information on the Int...
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FCC Receives Thousands of Petitions To Deny AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile

FCC officials are now wading through thousands of petitions to deny AT&T’s FCC Application to takeover T-Mobile. Unlike DOJ, complaints to the FCC are public, so it takes some bravery for compan...
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FCC Receives Thousands of Petitions To Deny AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile

FCC officials are now wading through thousands of petitions to deny AT&T’s FCC Application to takeover T-Mobile. Unlike DOJ, complaints to the FCC are public, so it takes some bravery for compan...
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UK Cookie Regulations Threaten Online Business

The European Commission recently enacted a new directive that went into force last Thursday night and would strongly regulate the circumstances under which web cookies can be placed on users' comput...

CCIA Files Petition With FCC Asking To Deny AT&T Merger

The Computer & Communications Industry Association, which has advocated for 39 years for competition policy that fosters innovation and allows the next start up and smaller competitors to have a c...

CCIA Files Petition With FCC Asking To Deny AT&T Merger

The Computer & Communications Industry Association, which has advocated for 39 years for competition policy that fosters innovation and allows the next start up and smaller competitors to have a c...

Senate Judiciary Committee Embraces French Proposal for Internet Regulation

Within 48 hours of French President Sarkozy proposing sweeping international regulation of the Internet at the eG-8 meeting, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill allowing the U.S. Depar...