In 14 years of planning the State of the Net Conference, we’ve never seen a more interesting, challenging, and complex set of policy issues on the table. We plan on tackling all of them on January 29 and we hope you join your colleagues in Washington. We’ll start announcing our speakers soon. In the meantime, […]
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In case you missed it you can watch the video of our conversation with Matt Lira (Senior Advisor, Office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy) and Nick Sinai (Venture Partner, Insight Venture Partners) at Monday’s State of the Net Conference. Led by Ginny Hunt (Director of Platforms, U.S. Digital Service), Matt and Nick forcefully supported innovative programs such as U.S. […]
Congress Needs to Modernize Laws to Address Digital Economy, Rising Cyber Security Risks, Americans Say in New Vrge / Internet Education Foundation Survey
54% of Americans Say “Pillars” that Support Economy Haven’t Adapted to Changes Brought on by Digital Platforms Don’t Impose U.S. Views: 55% Said U.S. Should Not Intervene When Other Countries Impose Restrictions on Internet Access on Their Own Citizens 53% of Americans Say Existing Cyber Security Laws Aren’t Getting the Job Done Washington, DC, Jan. […]
Cyber Security Under Trump: Stopping the Hacks & Surveillance Reform: What’s Next for Government Powers?
The incoming Trump Administration and the 115th Congress must grapple with two of the thorniest of Internet policy issues: Cybersecurity and Surveillance. We’re pleased to announced that we’ve assembled two expert panels on those respective topics at State of the Net on Monday. There is still time to register. Leading the conversations on Cyber Security […]
The topic of online behavior has seldom been more timely or more relevant. One wonders where America’s youth, who have literally grown up online, learn online social and ethics values. While there is widespread agreement over the need for robust rules of the road, the pipeline for that type of education remains elusive. How does […]
We are excited to announce that Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), will participate in a keynote conversation with Tech:NYC’s Executive Director Julie Samuels at State of the Net on January 23 during our morning keynote session. The keynote conversation will cover a variety challenges we currently face, both nationally and globally, in the areas of STEM education, encryption, […]
Expectations are that the incoming Trump Administration and Congress will work together to realign regulatory authority in the area of communications policy. After this realignment the communications policy roles for the FCC, the FTC, counties, cities, and states may be quite different from recent memory. At State of the Net 2017 we will be closely […]
We are excited to announce that the CEO of Cybereason, Lior Div, will participate in a keynote conversation with Chairman Bob Goodlatte of the House Judiciary Committee at State of the Net on January 23 at 9:00 AM. Cybereason is a pioneering cybersecurity company developing cutting edge software platforms that leverage big data, behavioral analytics, […]