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EU Countries’ Adopted Position on Copyright Will Hurt Internet Users and Digital Sector

Brussels -- European Member States agreed today on a mandate to negotiate with the European Parliament on the proposed Directive for copyright in the digital single market. The adopted text will cause...
  • Competition

CCIA’s Response To Anti-Facebook Ad Campaign

Washington -- Several groups have launched a six figure ad campaign to put political pressure on the FTC to break up Facebook.  These groups, however, fail to identify the competition harm that such ...
  • Telecom

Senate Votes To Denounce FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal

Washington -- The Senate has acted pursuant to its authority under the Congressional Review Act to try rein in the action of a federal agency that it considers harmful. Today, the Senate voted to begi...

CCIA Welcomes Secure Data Act of 2018

Washington -- Representatives Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, Ted Lieu, D-Calif., Thomas Massie, R-Ky., Ted Poe, R-Tex., and Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., are introducing an updated version of bipa...
  • Telecom

CCIA Offers Praise For Clyburn’s FCC Service

Washington -- As FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn ends her remarkable tenure, the Computer & Communications Industry Association is grateful for her service to our country. Clyburn is expected to g...

CCIA Praises White House Attention, Support For AI

Washington -- The White House will hear from leading tech innovators like Nvidia and Intel at a meeting on Artificial Intelligence Thursday. Michael Kratsios, the deputy U.S. chief technology officer ...
  • Competition
  • Telecom

CCIA Calls For In Depth Investigation Of Proposed Merger Of T-Mobile And Sprint

Washington -- Sprint and T-Mobile announced plans to merge Sunday. The third and fourth largest mobile phone carriers said the merger would help them compete with the two largest companies AT&T an...
  • Privacy & Security
  • Competition

CCIA Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Chairman, Four Commissioners to lead Federal Trade Commission

Washington — The U.S. Senate has confirmed unanimously the new chairman, Republican Joseph Simons, to lead the Federal Trade Commission.  The Senate has also confirmed four new Commissioners, Repub...

European Commission Proposes Plan To Tackle Disinformation Online

Brussels, BELGIUM -- The European Commission has released its Communication on “Tackling online disinformation,” aimed at improving information transparency, diversity and credibility through incl...

European Commission Proposes New Regulation On Platform-to-Business Relations

Brussels, BELGIUM -- The European Commission today presented a new proposal for a Regulation affecting many online platforms and search engines. The proposed Regulation on “promoting fairness and tr...
  • Copyright

Universities, Journalists, Digital Rights Groups and Tech Sector Warn of Disastrous Consequences of Copyright Directive, Ask EU Member States to Continue Technical Discussions

Brussels, BELGIUM -- More than 145 universities, libraries, human rights, media freedom, technology businesses and digital rights groups sent an open letter Thursday. The letter asked EU Member States...

CCIA Welcomes EU’s Positive Approach to Artificial Intelligence

Brussels, BELGIUM -- The European Commission published today a Communication on “Maximising the Benefits of Artificial Intelligence for Europe”, aimed at boosting Europe’s technology and industr...