i2Coalition Meets With Ambassador Sepulveda
From left: Rafael Laguna, Open-Xchange; Melinda Clem, Afilias plc; Chris Latterell, Open-Xchange; Andrew Harris, Amazon; David Snead, i2Coalition; Matt Stith, Rackspace; Jay Sudowski, Handy Networks; Timothy Finton, US State Department; Hilary van der Meulen, i2Coalition; Pervez Dellawalla, Net Data Centers; Christian Dawson, i2Coalition; Ambassador Sepulveda, State Department; Richard Feller, Hedgehog Hosting; and Brenk Johnson, SoftLayer.
Ambassador Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and US Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, requested a private roundtable with i2Coalition member companies, to discuss the needs of Internet infrastructure companies. Representatives from the NTIA, the Office of Information Security, the Office of Sanctions Policy, the Office of the Coordinator for Cuban Affairs and the FCC were also present for the discussion. We appreciated the opportunity to maintain an open dialogue on our issues and areas of concern.
Update on Cuba & OFAC issues
Discussion led by Brenk Johnson, General Counsel at SoftLayer
Net Neutrality / Open Internet Worldwide
Discussion led by David Snead, Vice Chairman and Co-founder of the i2Coalition
Internet Governance / WSIS +10 IANA Transition
Discussion led by Christian Dawson, Co-founder of the i2Coalition and President of ServInt
Government Access to Data and Global Competitiveness issues regarding privacy
Discussion led by Matt Stith, Co-Chair Hosting Special Interest Group (SIG) at Message, Malware, Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG)