WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please attribute the following to CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter:
"CTIA welcomes the President's efforts to start a dialog to address these important issues, and we look forward to working with the Administration, Congress, and key stakeholders as they seek to develop policies that strike the appropriate balance between America's national security interests and the civil liberties of American citizens. CTIA continues to believe that this balance can be achieved without the imposition of data retention mandates that obligate carriers to keep customer information any longer than necessary for legitimate business purposes."
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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