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IT Industry Group Outlines Goals For New Congress

CompTIA hopes for action on new technologies, telecom reform, updating intellectual property laws, and unfettered use of the Internet.

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is gearing up to present its agenda to a new U.S. Congress.

Roger Cochetti, group director of U.S. public policy for CompTIA, said Wednesday that this week's elections offer "enormous opportunity" to address a variety of information technology issues before the 110th Congress.

"The political alignment taking place over the next several months makes more likely than ever strong and bipartisan support for critically important measures that have been stalled up until now," Cochetti said in a prepared statement.

Cochetti listed several priorities for CompTIA, including investing in the American workforce and new technologies; reforming telecommunications regulations: updating intellectual property laws; reducing healthcare costs through information technology; and promoting computer networks as well as the unfettered use of the Internet.

CompTIA represents the business interests of 20,000 member organizations in the information technology industry. Its broad focus spans several areas, including convergent technologies, electronic commerce, information security, IT services, public policy, skills development, and software.

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