This week, the i2Coalition will be hosting Internet Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill to educate members of Congress about how the Internet works. On February 26, we’re pleased to be co-hosting with Engine Advocacy the “Celebrate the Innovation Economy” reception that is sponsored by CEA. More details are available on our website. Our industry is uniquely qualified […]
The i2Coalition believes that the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) must be reformed to better reflect the evolution of the Internet. Since ECPA was originally enacted in 1986, technology has made significant advancements, yet the statute remains largely unchanged. The most pressing need is to enact a warrant requirement for government searches of electronic communications, which would protect […]
The following commentary is by Liam Eagle cross-posted from The WHIR: The Internet Infrastructure Coalition, the organization created by hosting providers to represent the needs of the industry to the US government on matters of public policy, is planning an event at the capital designed to educate lawmakers on the role that internet infrastructure providers […]
Without education about how the Internet works, the lack of understanding by lawmakers only promises to bring more unfavorable legislation, like SOPA and PIPA, and endangers the future of Internet freedom as a whole.
Many people think the world is slowly getting worse. With Banking scandals and debt crises, civil wars and oppression, it’s hard not to be inundated with stories of how bad things are right now. But the World is not getting worse, it’s getting better. And this is in large part because of the Internet. The […]