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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 22
House Floor H.R. 805, Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act of 2015 H.R. 1626, DHS IT Duplication Reduction Act of 2015, as amended H.R. 1637 Federally Funded Research and Development Sunshine Act of 2015, as amended H.R. 2200, CBRN Intelligence and Inf ...Read More

  • (Posted on 23-Jun-15)
  • Vint Cerf Interviews U.S. CTO Megan Smith
    ACM Past President Vint Cerf interviewed U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith for this month’s Communications of the ACM magazine. She spoke on key policy objectives, the need to increase the number of students in STEM fields, and the landscape of U.S. technology compe ...Read More

  • (Posted on 16-Jun-15)
  • Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 15
    House Floor Possible consideration of trade legislation. See below for Tuesday’s scheduled floor action. Monday, June 15, 2015 Hearing: Commercial Cyber Espionage and Barriers to Digital Trade in China U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission 9 am | 608 Dirks ...Read More

  • (Posted on 15-Jun-15)
  • FCC Net Neutrality Rules Take Effect
    The FCC’s Open Internet Order became effective on June 12. The Order imposes new bright-line net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from blocking, throttling, and prioritizing paid “fast lanes.” The rules apply to both fixed and mobile broadband ...Read More

  • (Posted on 15-Jun-15)
  • FCC Renews Consumer Advisory Committee
    The renewed FCC Consumer Advisory Committee held its first public meeting on June 12. The Committee is comprised of 37 appointed representatives from industry, academia, consumer organizations, disability organizations, and regulatory agencies. FCC Chairman Wheeler reappointed De ...Read More

  • (Posted on 15-Jun-15)
  • Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 8
    Monday, June 8, 2015 Congressional briefing: Carnegie Mellon University and IEEE-USA on “What Can Be Done Today to Dramatically Improve Cybersecurity” with Jeremy Epstein, John Haller, and Rob Seacord. 3 pm | 2168 Rayburn House Office Building Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Nominatio ...Read More

  • (Posted on 09-Jun-15)