• 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn House Office Building Room 2237

Date: June 5, 2015 Location: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2237 Follow: @NetCaucusAC | #NetGovernance   On Friday, June 5 a panel of experts will debate the latest developments in the international drama that is Internet governance. There is much fodder for discussion: the federal government’s decision to cede control of key Internet functions to…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226

  Download Audio Location: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226 Follow: @NetCaucusAC | #PatriotAct   On June 1, 2015 a set of key provisions of the PATRIOT Act will expire unless Congress reauthorizes them. The provisions due to sunset without Congressional reauthorization have become extremely controversial in the wake of the revelations by NSA leaker…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226

Date: Friday, April 10, 2015 Location: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226 Follow: @NetCaucusAC | #ThreatInfo     President Obama has made the public-private sharing of threat information one of the most pressing priorities in his massive push to protect the nation’s cyber infrastructure. In February at the Cyber Security Summit, the President signed an executive…

  • 12:00 pm
  • Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226

  Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015 Location Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226 Follow: @NetCaucusAC | #CryptoConvo   Download Audio   Recently the “Crypto Wars” debate started anew when FBI Director Comey suggested that Apple and Google’s encrypting their smart phones presented grave concerns to law enforcement. He suggested that law enforcement should hold to the…

  • 8:00 am
  • The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

  State of the Net 2015 is in the works. Contact Tim Lordan or visit stateofthenet.org for more details.  

  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2237

      Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014 Follow: @NetCaucusAC #ExposedPhotos “Hunger Games” Actress Jennifer Lawrence stated in November’s Vanity Fair that exposure of her personal nude photos was a “sex crime.” Was it? If not, what kind of legal recourse does Jennifer Lawrence — or an everyday American citizen like you — have against…

  • 03:00 PM
  • 2226 Rayburn House Office Building

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 Location: Rayburn House Office Building 2226 Follow: @NetCaucusAC #CommAct Various Committees in the House and Senate are exploring whether the Communications Act of 1934 needs a rewrite for the digital age. Since the last update (in 1996) many leaders have proposed updating the act for the digital age. While the committees debate whether…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room SD 562

The law that bans state and local taxation of mobile phone and landline access to the Internet will expire in a matter of weeks without Senate action. At that time taxing authorities will be free to impose new taxes on your constituents’ access to the Internet — whether it is through their landline ISP or…