IEF’s Tim Lordan Appointed to Administration Online Safety & Technology Working Group

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration appointed IEF Executive Director Tim Lordan to the NTIA’s Online Safety and Technology Working Group that was established as part of the “Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act.” In the appointment letter dated April 1, 2009 NTIA Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Anna Gomez noted “President Obama recognizes the importance of protecting the safety and privacy of our children as they explore the riches of the Web. The President is also committed to helping parents better understand what content their children will see and to ensuring that they have the tools to respond.” Executive Director Lordan enthusiastically accepted the appointment.