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CCIA Says Industry Accord Shows Government Intervention is Premature

Industry groups announced a new partnership today designed to provide information to consumers on copyright violations – including notices when their Internet account is being used to view or distri...

Tech Industry Response To News Of Varney’s Departure

Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney is leaving as head of the antitrust division at the Department of Justice next month to join a law firm, according to various news reports. After a decade o...

Tech Industry Response To News Of Varney's Departure

Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney is leaving as head of the antitrust division at the Department of Justice next month to join a law firm, according to various news reports. After a decade o...

Upcoming Events: July 2011

CCIA will be hosting events in July to celebrate the release its latest two publications, "Fair Use in the U.S. Economy: 2011" and "Public Policy for the Cloud: How Policymakers Can Enable Cloud Compu...

CCIA Calls On FCC To Broker Innovative Satellite Broadband Solution

As Washington debates ways to address the growing demand for broadband spectrum, an innovative company has an out of this world solution – if only it can overcome objections from other licensees to ...

CCIA Looks Forward To Action On Trade Agreements

The Computer & Communications Industry Association welcomes the news that the Senate Finance Committee will finally move forward with a mock markup on the three pending free trade agreements (FTAs...

Supreme Court Rules On Video Games Law

Today the Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association, invalidating a California law which purported to restrict the sale of violent video games...

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...