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Distributed Computing Industry Association
2838 Cox Neck Road
Suite 200
Chester, MD 21619

Phone: 410-476-7965
Email: info@dcia.info

White Papers

Testimony

July 18, 2007 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Henry Waxman and Ranking Member Tom Davis of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the Committee’s July 24th Hearing on Inadvertent File Sharing Over Peer-to-Peer Networks.

September 15, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Ed Whitfield and Ranking Member Bart Stupak of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations regarding the Subcommittee’s September 21st Hearing on Deleting Commercial Child Pornography Sites from the Internet: The U.S. Financial Industry’s Efforts to Combat this Problem.

September 13, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Ted Stevens and Ranking Member Daniel Inouye of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding the Committee’s September 19th Hearing on Online Child Pornography.

September 9, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Senator Olympia Snowe regarding Net Neutrality.

September 9, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Senator Byron Dorgan regarding Net Neutrality.

August 23, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Arlen Specter and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

August 23, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Ted Stevens and Ranking Member Daniel Inouye of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

August 23, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman James Sensenbrenner and Ranking Member John Conyers of the House Committee on the Judiciary regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

August 23, 2006 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Joe Barton and Ranking Member John Dingell of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

December 29, 2005 - Letter from the DCIA to Director Lydia Parnes of the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection regarding consumer disclosure compliance.

September 28, 2005 - Statement of Sam Yagan, President, MetaMachine, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding “Protecting Copyright and Innovation in a Post-Grokster World,” Washington, DC

September 28, 2005 - Statement of Scooter Scudieri submitted to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding “Protecting Copyright and Innovation in a Post-Grokster World,” Washington, DC

July 28, 2005 - Statement of the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) and DCIA Members Digital Containers and Scooter Scudieri for the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding "Issues Related to MGM v. Grokster," Washington, DC

March 8, 2005 - Letter from the DCIA to Acting Director Lydia Parnes of the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection regarding consumer disclosure compliance.

December 31, 2004 - Letter from the DCIA to Senators Barbara Boxer, John Cornyn, Richard Durbin, and Gordon Smith regarding the implementation of P2P PATROL (Peer-to-Peer Parents And Teens React On Line)

May 6, 2004 - Statement of Martin C. Lafferty, CEO, Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection regarding "Online Pornography: Closing the Doors on Pervasive Smut," Washington, DC

February 26, 2004 - Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Joseph Biden of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding a letter from the IO Group.

February 24, 2004 - DCIA Response to Federal Trade Commission Public Workshop Questions: Monitoring Software on Your PC: Spyware, Adware, and Other Software

December 15, 2003 - The DCIA responded to the letter of 11/12/03 from Senators Lindsey Graham, Dianne Feinstein, Richard Durbin, Gordon Smith, John Cornyn, and Barbara Boxer to Nikki Hemming, CEO of DCIA Charter Member Sharman Networks Ltd. (SNL) and other peer-to-peer software firm executives

April 25, 2002 - DCIA's Founder Derek Broes was invited to submit testimony to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet for the hearing entitled "Ensuring Content Protection in the Digital Age."

Background

Origins

Remarks of Senator Coleman at Winter 2004 Meeting

October 2003 Letter from Senator Hatch

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