Communicators with Karen Evans and Tim Karr

Karen Evans and Timothy Karr gave their perspectives on the ability of the U.S. government to shut down Internet communications in the… read more

Karen Evans and Timothy Karr gave their perspectives on the ability of the U.S. government to shut down Internet communications in the event of a cybersecurity attack following recent reports that Senators Lieberman, Collins, and Carper plan to reintroduce in 2011. According to some, the legislation gives the President a “kill switch” for the Internet. Ms. Evans supports the Lieberman-Collins-Carper bill. Mr. Karr has serious reservations about the current language in the bill.

Following their remarks Deborah Wheeler spoke about the use of the Internet in recent unrest in the Middle East and government efforts to block access by citizens. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Evans, Karen S. Administrator (Former) Office of Management and Budget->Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology
  • Karr, Tim Campaign Director Free Press
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297823-1
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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 5, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 7, 2011

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  • Feb 05, 2011 | 6:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 07, 2011 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 07, 2011 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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