Today the Co-Chairs of bipartisan Congressional Internet Caucus urged House and Senate leadership to act quickly to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act before the August recess. The joint letter signed by Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator John Thune, Congressman Bob Goodlatte and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo is here: Internet Tax Moratorium Letter Press Release […]
Over the last several weeks we have hosted two briefings on the Hill and the audio of both are available for download. Last Friday’s briefing explored “The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA): Should Congress Require a Warrant?” Two weeks prior our experts debated the Internet governance issue and whether the U.S. government had given up […]
Next Briefing: The U.S. Government Relinquishes Last Vestige of Internet Control: That’s A Good Thing, Right?
On a Friday in March the Obama Administration announced that it would relinquish its last vestige of control over the technical functions of the Internet. The Department of Commerce’s NTIA said that it will not renew its contract with ICANN to run key domain-name functions. The NTIA had been methodically shedding its control over domain […]
On March 27 the CEO of Zillow, Spencer Rascoff, participated in the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee Speakers Series in Rayburn over lunch. It was a fascinating conversation facilitated by Alexander Howard that probed the myriad uses of open data in the housing market. The video of that conversation is available on our YouTube Channel […]