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CCIA Encouraged by Increasing Support For Federal Privacy Legislation

Washington - The New Democrat Coalition, representing more than 100 House Democrats, has announced support for federal privacy legislation introduced by Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, D-Wash. The bill w...
  • Taxes & Trade

Tax Prep Study Affirms Free File Program, Points Out Obstacles to Broader Utilization

Washington -- An independent review of the IRS’s free tax preparation partnership program recently affirmed the public benefits of the program. About 3 million people use the program each year and t...
  • EU
  • Taxes & Trade
  • European Union

OECD Draft Proposal is a Major Step Towards Global Tax Reform

Brussels, BELGIUM -- The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) today published its proposal for a key part of its global tax reform pertaining to the digitalisation of the econo...
  • Blog
  • EU
  • Privacy & Security
  • European Union

CCIA joins industry call for a rethink on the ePrivacy Regulation

Brussels, BELGIUM — CCIA and like-minded industry associations from all sectors called on EU Member States to rethink the proposed ePrivacy Regulation. Without a major overhaul of the text, Europe�...
  • Taxes & Trade

Associations Outline Priorities for Digital Trade Talks Negotiations at WTO

Washington -- The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined 27 trade associations in a joint position paper on how countries can leverage the ongoing discussions among members of the ...
  • Internet Freedom
  • Privacy & Security
  • Cybersecurity

CCIA Dismayed by AG Opposition to Stronger Consumer Encryption Options

Washington -- US Attorney General Barr, along with officials in several other countries, are planning an open letter asking that Facebook not deploy end-to-end encryption to protect consumers using it...
  • EU
  • Internet Freedom
  • European Union

EU Court Ruling On Worldwide Take Down of Defamatory Content Raises Freedom of Speech Concerns

Brussels, BELGIUM — The EU Court of Justice today ruled that host providers can be asked to take down defamatory content, that is “identical” or “equivalent” to content previously ruled ille...
  • Internet Freedom
  • Telecom

U.S. Appeals Court Gives Mixed Ruling On FCC Order To Abdicate Net Neutrality Enforcement

Washington --  A federal court has found the FCC can choose to give up its role protecting nondiscriminatory internet access, but the ruling appears to leave the door open for states to enforce net n...
  • EU
  • Taxes & Trade
  • European Union

U.S., UK Tech and Business Groups Call on Leaders To Advance Digital Trade

Washington -- Today, a coalition of tech groups and experts from business, government, and academia in the United States and United Kingdom called on government leaders to advance a high-standard mode...