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CCIA, Tech Industry Line Up To Defend Current Liability Protections In Copyright Case

Washington -- The Computer & Communications Industry Association has filed a joint amicus brief today in a copyright case that could have broad liability implications for internet companies if the...

CCIA Concerned About FCC Action on Business Data Services

Washington, D.C. -- CCIA has submitted a letter to the FCC, expressing its concerns about recent action proposed by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on the dedicated broadband connections, called “Business Dat...

CCIA Testifies At ITC Hearing On Digital Trade

Washington -- The Computer & Communications Industry Association testified at the ITC hearing on Digital Trade April 4. In his statement, CCIA Vice President Dan O'Connor noted the United State'...

Embassy of Canada To Host Tech, IP Policy Discussion Wednesday

Washington --Canada's Ambassador to the United States David MacNaughton will offer opening remarks at a panel discussion on the future of North American trade and intellectual property hosted by the ...

New USTR NTE Report Focuses On Digital Trade Barriers, Warns That New EU Regulations Could Raise New Barriers

Washington -- The USTR has released its annual report on trade barriers. It flagged digital trade barriers like internet censorship, but also included issues with new EU regulations aimed at internet ...

CCIA Co-Sponsors Global Fair Use Panel At American University Washington College of Law

Washington - Leading international experts will gather on Wednesday to discuss the global debate around balanced copyright. The American University Washington College of Law’s Program on Information...
  • Patent Reform & Copyright

Supreme Court Hears Patent Venue Case; Congressional Action Still Needed

Washington -- The Supreme Court heard arguments today in a case that could prevent some patent trolls from bringing lawsuits to excessively patent-friendly courts like the Eastern District of Texas. T...

CCIA Supports Bipartisan Effort to Analyze Broadband Economic Impact

Washington, D.C. -- Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and five other co-sponsors have introduced a bipartisan bill that would facilitate an analysis of broadband deployment a...

See “EU Digital Single Market: Breaking Down Barriers” @ SXSW

Austin -- CCIA President & CEO Ed Black will join AEI and Ambassador for the EU delegation the US David O'Sullivan for a panel discussion at South by Southwest Saturday at 12:30pm. The panel, "EU ...

See "EU Digital Single Market: Breaking Down Barriers" @ SXSW

Austin -- CCIA President & CEO Ed Black will join AEI and Ambassador for the EU delegation the US David O'Sullivan for a panel discussion at South by Southwest Saturday at 12:30pm. The panel, "EU ...

Newly Confirmed Commerce Secretary Voices Support For Privacy Shield

Washington -- In a speech to staff, incoming Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross spoke about his support for Privacy Shield, the agreement that allows data transfers between the European Union and the Unit...

CCIA Encourages Reform of FISA § 702 Surveillance

Washington -- The House Judiciary Committee will hold the 115th Congress’ first hearing on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act tomorrow (Wednesday). The provision, which is set ...