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  • Internet Security
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    Internet Security

    Government and industry experts talked about security risks to the U.S. economy and critical infrastructure security solutions.

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  • Technology and the New Economy Day 2
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    Technology and the New Economy, Day 2

    Technology industry leaders testified about how technology was changing the economy and how legislators should approach public policy and regulation of the industry. Among the issues they…

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  • International Preparedness for the Year 2000 Computer Problem
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    International Preparedness for the Year 2000 Computer Problem

    Witnesses testified about international preparations to provide security and stability in the event of computer failures on January 1, 2000. Among the issues discussed were international…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problem
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem

    Senators Bennett and Dodd talked to reporters about a report detailing the nation’s progress 100 days out from the year 2000. They stressed that the U.S. will not have wide-scale problems…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problem Community
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem: Community

    Witnesses testified about measures that communities, small businesses, and individuals had taken, or could take, to prepare for potential problems with computers on January 1, 2000. A panel…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problem and Cyberterrorism
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem and Cyberterrorism

    Witnesses testified about potential threats to America’s computer infrastructure from terrorist groups and the year 2000 computer problem. Mr. Koskinen talked about preparations for…

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  • International Computer Problems in 2000
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    International Computer Problems in 2000

    Witnesses testified about potential national security and economic threats to the U.S. due to computer failures overseas when the calendar turns to January 1, 2000. They also discuss…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problem Report
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem Report

    Senators Bennett and Dodd issued a report on the nation’s preparedness for potential problems resulting from the calendar change to January 1, 2000. The report warned that some local…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate debated various aspects of the year 2000 computer problem, including a bill to limit litigation, lawyers' fees and damage awards. It voted 92 to 6 to extend the Special Committee…

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  • Year 2000 Problems and the Food Industry
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    Year 2000 Problems and the Food Industry

    Witnesses testified about efforts to ensure that the food and agriculture industries are not disrupted at the turn of the millennium. They said that transportation, quality assurance and…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problems
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    Year 2000 Computer Problems

    Senator Bennett and various computer specialists and economists talked about potential problems associated with computers and the year 2000. Much of the discussion centered on the…

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  • Year 2000 Computers Emergency Preparedness
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    Year 2000 Computers: Emergency Preparedness

    Emergency agency representatives testified on preparations for the year 2000 computer problems and their effects on emergency management.

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problem and Telecommunications
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem and Telecommunications

    The special committee members heard testimony from communication industry officials and executives in an effort to determine how the year 2000 computer problem may impact telecommunications…

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  • Avoiding the Year 2000 Computer Problem
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    Avoiding the Year 2000 Computer Problem

    Senator Bennett talked about the possibility that the year 2000 will bring about a computer software failure that could have a devastating impact on the economies and industries of nations…

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  • Global Computer Failures in 2000
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    Global Computer Failures in 2000

    Committee members heard testimony from regulatory agencies and bank officials about efforts to reprogram computers so that they will not read the year 2000 as the year 1900. The potential…

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