In the wake of the Log4j vulnerability, the White House sent a letter to major software companies and developers in January to discuss ways to improve digital security in the cloud, pulling together participants for what they called an “Open Source Software Security Summit”. In the invitation, White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan noted […]
Press Release: The VPN Trust Initiative Responds to War in Ukraine Regarding Access to Crucial Online Tools
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. March 8, 2022 The availability of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) provides users digital privacy, security, access to truthful information, and the ability to communicate with less fear of repercussions. VPNs have been crucial digital tools in the face of global threats in the past, and the ongoing war in Ukraine […]
The i2Coalition’s VPN Trust Initiative Issues Statement on Takedown of VPN Services Aimed at Criminals
Summary: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) provide Internet users with important privacy and security protections against cybercrime. In light of a recent takedown of three VPN services aimed at criminals, the i2Coalition and its VPN Trust Initiative stand united with authorities against cybercrime and those who seek to use legitimate technologies and services for malicious ends. […]
The Internet Infrastructure Industry Is Protecting Digital Trust and Fighting COVID-19 Related Fraud
In this time of crisis, we keep the Internet going, but also ensure it is trustworthy, open, safe and secure. As a global public health and economic crisis unfolds due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the world’s population retreats to social distancing and isolation, the Internet is becoming indispensable to billions of people for purposes […]
Monica Sanders, i2Coalition Policy Director and Christian Dawson review an eventful 2018 and look forward to 2019.
“The president of France essentially said that self-regulation didn’t work and they would be imposing regulation to “fix the bad stuff on the Internet.” That kind of statement from a major power is deeply worrying.”
On December 6th, the Australian Internet Parliament formally passed the “Assistance and Access Bill.” This package includes a series of provisions which require tech firms to help the country’s security agencies bypass encrypted communications in their systems. i2Coalition Executive Director Christian Dawson issued the following statement: “The i2Coalition is disappointed to see this problematic bill […]
A Section 230 Rewrite, Midterm Results, and Human Rights Concerns: November-December 2018 Legislative Update
After midterms, Congress is headed into an abbreviated lame-duck session and a season of more potential reshuffling in the Executive Branch.
With only 11 working days in September, the House will mostly be in and out of session working on a number of bills and issues such as privacy, social media platforms, and trade agreements.
In August, Comms Manager Dakota Graves sat down with new Senior Director of Global Cloud Solutions for Veeam, Jordan Jacobs.