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Making a Difference at WCIT-12
Today, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is convening the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai (WCIT-12). This conference will review the current International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), which are essentially global treaties on international telephone and radio communications. The last major revisions to the ITRs occurred in 1988 long before the rise of the […]
Senate Committee Takes Positive Action on ECPA
The i2Coalition applauds the Senate Judiciary Committee for recommending amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) that would require law enforcement to obtain warrants prior to searching email and other electronic communications. One of our board members, Richard Feller of Hedgehog Hosting, attended the markup on behalf of the i2Coalition and has a good […]
Statement on Protecting Internet Privacy and Due Process
On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider H.R. 2471 – an amendment to the current Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). Enacted in 1986, ECPA specified standards for law enforcement agencies access to electronic communications and associated data, affording important privacy protections to subscribers of emerging wireless and Internet technologies. Technology has advanced dramatically since […]
Internet Governance – Who Rules the Internet?
experiencing different groups who each want a say in how the Internet is governed.
Election Day 2012 and the Internet
The ballots have finally been cast and the results are tabulated. President Obama will serve another term with a Democratic majority in the Senate and Republican majority in the House. With the political landscape set for at least the next two years until mid-term elections, it’s now time to focus on important public policy issues […]
i2Coalition Going Global
When we launched the i2Coalition, we outlined our list of priorities in supporting private investment to drive the “nuts and bolts” of the Internet for continued growth, including providing a unified voice for our industry goals. To effectively advocate, it is critical that we have a global reach as the public policy voice of the […]