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The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee is the most prominent and industrious educational program on Capitol Hill for Internet policy. Its mission is to harness the collective policy expertise of Internet stakeholders — public interest groups, trade associations, non-profits, and Internet companies. It’s a neutral platform where thought leaders debate important technology issues that shape legislative and administration policy in an open forum. We vigilantly adhere to our mission to curate balanced and dynamic debates among Internet stakeholders.
The State of the Net is America’s premier Internet policy conference series. It brings together Internet stakeholders in government and in the private sector to explore the potential of a decentralized global Internet to promote communications, commerce and democracy.
Congressional App Challenge Coalition promotes computer coding skills and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education by recognizing and incentivizing our nation’s young programming talent. The Coalition proudly serves as the official STEM advisor to the House of Representatives’ Student App Challenge.
On June 2 NPR Marketplace‘s Nova Safo spoke with IEF Executive Director Tim Lordan about Facebook’s new setting to allow users to encrypt emails between them and Facebook. The story is here and was a direct result of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee’s “Encryption briefing.”
Announcing The State of the Net Wireless Agenda We’re excited to announce even more speakers and panels for the 7th annual State of the Net Wireless Conference on Monday, April 20 at the Newseum (Mobile users view the mobile agenda here). The exciting agenda features discussions with renowned Internet industry analyst Craig Moffett, F.C.C. enforcer(…)
Video of our Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee event on cyber security information sharing will be live streamed via Meerkat. As far as we know, this will be the first Congressional briefing ever streamed from a mobile app such as Meerkat or Periscope (Our 2013 Google Glass streamed event doesn’t count!). So how exactly does Meerkat work?(…)