The 13th Annual State of the Net was held on January 23rd at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center.
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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, […]
President Trump has vowed to defeat ISIS on the battlefield, but defeating extremist groups is a war of ideas as well as arms. The use of propaganda, misinformation, and hateful rhetoric to incite violence and extremism is a familiar facet of modern conflict, what is new is the increasingly influential role of the Internet and […]
We’ve always welcomed the term “disruption” at State of the Net. But today many American workers are wondering what Internet-enabled disruption will mean for the future of their work. We’ve assembled an amazing panel of experts to explore “The Future of Work: Capturing The American Dream In An Internet-Enabled Economy.” A full description is below. […]
We’re excited to announce that Senator John Thune will keynote the State of the Net Conference on January 23, 2017 at the Newseum. Senator Thune joins a growing list of speakers at State of the Net who will chart the course for Internet policy in the coming year. Senator Thune chairs the U.S. Senate Committee […]
The Internet of Things — the connection of systems, devices, and services to information networks — is evolving exponentially. From vehicles to pacemakers, ordinary objects are empowered with extraordinary potential through embedded and interconnected sensors. There is enormous economic and societal benefits to be gained from the communication of vast quantities of data and the […]
Announcing State of the Net 2017 Keynote Speakers Representative Bob Goodlatte & Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen
We’re excited to announce two State of the Net 2017 keynote speakers. Representative Bob Goodlatte and Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen are the latest additions to our distinguished lineup of speakers and panelists this year. Representative Goodlatte serves as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and has made a name for himself as a leader on […]
An unmistakable trend is taking shape across the world as nation states begin to pull back from complex international arrangements. Experts refer this resurgence of “global nationalism” as a threat to the status quo. Everyone is reassessing what the next four years will mean for cyberspace, with public and private sector stakeholders alike having to […]
Early bird registration is now open for the 13th Annual State of the Net Conference, the nation’s premier Internet policy conference. State of the Net will take place on Monday, January 23, 2017. Monday the 23rd will be the first business day of the new Administration. Early bird registration rates will be open until December […]
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