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CCIA Files Comments with PTO in Response to Software Patent Roundtables

CCIA submitted comments on software patent quality to the PTO on Monday. In February, the PTO announced that it would hold roundtable talks on improving the quality of software patents. The PTO ...

CCIA Sends Letter On Internet Governance

CCIA sent a letter today to members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee as the Subcommittee on Communications as it prepares to markup Internet governance legislation. CCIA is a longtime sup...
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CCIA Warns Congress About Internet Governance Bill

CCIA wrote to members of Congress today as they prepare to mark up a new Internet Freedom bill. In the letter to leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee and its Subcommittee on Communications a...
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H-1B Increase Can’t Wait ‘Til Next Year

The beginning of April brings with it two Opening Days: baseball season and H-1B season.  Opening Day for baseball is a time when fans of every team can look forward to a season throughout which thei...
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Copyright Ruling Today A Win For Aereo, Future Of Cloud Computing

An online service that allows monthly subscribers to record TV programs and watch them later on any Internet connected device won a key court victory today. The Court of Appeals for the Second upheld ...
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Problems with Marketplace Fairness Act Still Need to be Addressed

Last Friday, during the Vote-O-Rama on the Senate’s FY 2014 Budget Resolution, the Senate voted to approve an amendment offered by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) regarding the online sales tax issue. S...

Approval of Online Sales Tax Amendment Does Not Equate to Marketplace Fairness Act

Last Friday, the Senate voted to include a non-binding amendment to the FY 2014 Budget Resolution that supports the enforcement of state and local use tax laws. Proponents of the Marketplace Fairness ...

CCIA Praises Introduction of GPS Act

Tech companies are welcoming legislation introduced today to update electronic privacy laws that were written before most people carried cell phones. The GPS Act introduced in both the House and Senat...
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CCIA Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Women and the Arts on Tuesday. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Sen. Ron Wyden and ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade spoke in between videos depicting CCIA's 40 year history. CCIA was started by seven small to mid-sized compa...