List/Grid Tag Archives: FCC

FCC Honored as ‘Most Improved’ Government Agency

FCC Honored as ‘Most Improved’ Government Agency

The Office of Management and Budget has named the Federal Communications Commission as the “most improved” government agency this year, based on the results from a government-wide survey. An annual… Read more »

FCC’s Genachowski Names Rick Kaplan as Chief Counsel

FCC’s Genachowski Names Rick Kaplan as Chief Counsel

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced today that Rick Kaplan will succeed Bruce Gottlieb as chief counsel and senior legal advisor. Gottlieb, who has served in the position for… Read more »

Julius Genachowski Chimes in on New FCC Chief Technologist Douglas Sicker

Julius Genachowski Chimes in on New FCC Chief Technologist Douglas Sicker

Dr. Douglas C. Sicker has been named Federal Communications Commission chief technologist, Chairman Julius Genachowski announced. He will support the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis and work with… Read more »

FCC Warns Public of 'Cyber Snoops'

FCC Warns Public of 'Cyber Snoops'

After reports about incidents with Google’s Street View cars accidentally gathering personal data submitted over WiFi networks, hackers stealing iPad owners’ email addresses, and wireless and Wi-Fi networks making users’… Read more »

FCC Needs to “Fix the Legal Foundation” to Implement National Broadband Plan

FCC Needs to “Fix the Legal Foundation” to Implement National Broadband Plan

Speaking at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill last Thursday, Carrol Mattey, Deputy Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, said that FCC would need… Read more »

FCC Enters Cybersecurity Arena

FCC Enters Cybersecurity Arena

The FCC has positioned itself to  move into the cyber arena, through a cybersecurity certification program and investigation into survivability of the nation’s broadband structure. Yesterday, the FCC released a… Read more »

Daily Government Contracting Recap – March 26, 2010

Daily Government Contracting Recap – March 26, 2010

Michael Chertoff joined the board of directors at BAE. Raytheon named Dave Jensen VP of communications for IIS. A hacker was sentenced to 20 years in prison…twice. Email users continue… Read more »

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski: “Consumers Need to Make the Internet Work.”

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski: “Consumers Need to Make the Internet Work.”

In an interview with Steve Grove, YouTube’s head of news and politics, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski discussed his goals in implementing the FCC’s National Broadband Plan. Genachowski’s priorities include serving… Read more »

FCC’s Broadband Plan: 11 Provisions for Healthcare IT

FCC’s Broadband Plan: 11 Provisions for Healthcare IT

On Tuesday, the FCC released its National Broadband Plan.  It notes that “the United States is not taking full advantage of the opportunities that health IT provides. It lags other… Read more »

Aneesh Chopra on Establishing the Broadband Subcomittee at the NSTC

Aneesh Chopra on Establishing the Broadband Subcomittee at the NSTC

Yesterday, the FCC released the National Broadband Plan called for by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  The plan identifies ways to expand access to broadband and promote economic… Read more »

Daily GovCon Recap – March 11, 2010

Daily GovCon Recap – March 11, 2010

General Dynamics secured a deal to support the FAA’s FAVES program. Northrop Grumman’s Paul K. Russell will lead their new space business unit. ATMs are an inviting target for cyber… Read more »

Genachowski Praises Google's Broadband Offering

Genachowski Praises Google's Broadband Offering

Earlier this week, search engine giant Google announced plans to conduct a high-speed fiber trial in select locations. Google is asking cities and states to express interest in a fiber… Read more »

2009 People to Watch: Where are they now?

2009 People to Watch: Where are they now?

It’s been said that prediction is a very difficult thing — especially if it’s about the future. Fortunately, when we set out to name 2009′s People to Watch, we placed… Read more »

FCC Uses Web 2.0 to Promote Net Neutrality

FCC Uses Web 2.0 to Promote Net Neutrality

The FCC under Julius Genachowski has moved into using all aspects of Web 2.0 to promote its stance on net neutrality. The FCC is using the new mediums, including Facebook,… Read more »

FCC Looks to Broaden Net Neutrality Concept

FCC Looks to Broaden Net Neutrality Concept

The Chairman of the FCC Julius Genachowski wants to extend and more broadly apply “open Internet” rules, arguing that everything legal in the Internet “pipe” is protected from discrimination unless… Read more »

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