The Consumer Electronics Association announced that it is one of the charter members of Re:Create, described as "a new coalition dedicated to promoting balanced copyright laws in the United States." Other members include American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Democracy & Technology, Computer and Communications Industry Association, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Media Democracy…
Retail sales dropped in the month of December in the U.S., according to U.S. Commerce Department data.
The Consumer Electronics Association on Wednesday praised the president's move to normalize relations with Cuba.
In a statement Friday on President Obama's proposed executive action on immigration reform, the Consumer Electronics Association both praised the "minor incremental improvements" put forward by the president, and called for further action.
CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro didn't bring up net neutrality during the policy section of his initial remarks during the CEA press conference Tuesday in New York, touching on such other issues as trade, immigration reform and infrastructure investment. But in the Q&A period, and in a brief interview afterward, Shapiro made it clear that he has major misgivings with President Obama's announced intention this week to regulate the Internet as a utility.