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    Virtual Currency

    Panelists talked about the impact of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies on the future of financial and political systems. Bitcoin is a decentralized Internet-based system for…

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    Internet Control

    Internet policy and governance officials talked about the Obama administration decision to relinquish control over the technical functions of the Internet. Topics included the…

    455 views
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    Future of Internet Governance

    Some of the key players involved in the process of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) ceding of authority over the domain name system talked about…

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    Consumer Data Breaches

    John Breyault of the National Consumers League talked about breaches of private consumer data at companies and organizations including Target and the University of Maryland. A video…

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    Online Data Security Breaches

    FTC Chair Edith Ramirez, Target CFO John Mulligan and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh were among the witnesses testifying about online consumer data protection before the…

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    Federal Communications Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

    Tom Wheeler and Ajit Pai testified about the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FCC Chairman Wheeler conveyed his commitment to keeping the…

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    Internet Oversight

    Gautham Nagesh talked about ownership and governance of the Internet and the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration decision to relinquish…

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    Personal Data Security

    Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez discussed the government’s role in overseeing the privacy and security of personal data. She proposed developing a stronger data…

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    On-Line Technology for Schools

    Federal Communications Commissioner Chair Tom Wheeler and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel talked about improving Internet connectivity to schools. They said that the E-Rate program…

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    Technology Corporations and the Government

    Steven Levy discussed his February 2014 cover story for Wired Magazine article, “How the U.S. Almost Killed the Internet and Why It Still Could.” The piece details how…

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    3-D Printing

    Makers and users of 3-D printing testified on ways that the technology can benefit small business owners and communities. The witnesses showed prototypes and models during the…

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    Book Discussion on The New Digital Age

    Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen talked about the updated edition of their book, The New Digital Age, in which they discuss National Security Agency (NSA) spying and the current state of…

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    Cybersecurity Framework

    Patrick Gallagher of the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) outlined the Obama administration’s cybersecurity framework for infrastructure security. The…

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    Future of Bitcoin

    Edward Felten talked about Bitcoin, the virtual currency exchanged solely online, which had recently experienced cyberattacks. Mr. Felten explained how the currency works and what…

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    Peter Singer on Cybersecurity Issues

    Peter Singer discussed key policy questions relating to cyberspace and its security. He also offered suggestions for the future. The Air Force Association hosted the event.

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    Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

    White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel spoke about the development and implementation of a national cybersecurity framework, specifically the strengthening of critical…

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    Book Discussion on Cybersecurity and Cyberwar

    P.W. Singer talked about his book, Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know, in which he discusses the topics of internet security and cyberwarfare. Mr. Singer…

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    The Communicators with Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

    Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn (D), who was acting chairperson for six months the previous year, talked about the issues facing the FCC such as a response to the recent…

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    The Communicators with Representative Anna Eshoo

    Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA), ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, talked about Congress’s role on several current communications…

    333 views
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    Cybercrime and Privacy

    Senior officials from Target and Neiman Marcus testified on the recent security breaches at their stores and their companies' ongoing efforts to secure customers' financial data. In…

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