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DG Competition Launches 3 E-Commerce Antitrust Investigations

Brussels -- European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced the opening of three investigations today involving video game makers, electronics makers and tour operators suspected of ant...

CCIA Says Charter-Univision Dispute Illustrates Problems Of Media Consolidation

Washington -- Charter Communications cable customers have lost access to Univision’s networks after months of unsuccessful negotiations, according to various news reports. Univision has charged Char...

CCIA Concerned About Details, Broader Message Of Immigration Order

Washington -- The tech industry is deeply concerned about President Trump’s precipitous executive order banning refugees and legal immigrants with visas from the United States. The following can b...

Senators Propose Broadband Buildout In Infrastructure Plan

Washington -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Commerce ranking member Bill Nelson and five colleagues introduced a $1 trillion infrastructure package today that would include $20 billion ...
  • Patent Reform & Copyright

CCIA Says Decision To Keep Michelle Lee Leading PTO Is Welcome News

Washington -- US Patent and Trademark Office Director Michelle Lee will stay on during the next administration, according to news reports. The Computer & Communications Industry Association has ...

European Commission Releases E-Privacy Proposal

Brussels, BELGIUM -- The European Commission today released its proposal for a Regulation “concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications”...

House Introduces Email Privacy Act

Washington -- Members of Congress are attempting again to get email privacy legislation across the finish line this Congress. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) are introducing the Em...

Congressional Working Group Supports Encryption In New Report

Washington -- A bipartisan House working group on encryption has issued its end of the year report that found that any measure that weakens encryption would be against the national interests. The repo...

CCIA, Tech Associations Ask For Democratic Debate On Audio Visual Services Directive

Brussels, BELGIUM -- The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined 5 tech trade associations in an open letter on the Audio Visual Services directive. The letter points out the 1000 am...
  • Patent Reform & Copyright

Supreme Court Clears Up Design Patent Case

Washington -- The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that a lower court made a mistake when it awarded all Samsung’s profits on several smartphone models to Apple based on design patent infring...

CCIA panels at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Mexico

Will you be amongst the 2,500 attendees at this week’s IGF in Guadalajara, Mexico?  Check out our two IGF sessions: Wednesday, Dec 7, 12:00, Room 3:  CCIA & Council of Europe session: “La...

Industry groups call on EU telecoms ministers to support intra-EU data flow regulation

Brussels, BELGIUM -- Today 22 industry groups sent a joint letter to the 28 European telecoms ministers urging them to “support an ambitious EU legislative proposal to prohibit unjustified data loca...