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  • Tim Berners-Lee Seeks to Address Privacy Issues, Fake News via “˜Magna Carta for the Web“™ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tim Berners-Lee Seeks to Address Privacy Issues, Fake News via “˜Magna Carta for the Web“™

    Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, has introduced a new contract that outlines a set of principles for internet companies to protect privacy, advance transparency of their algorithms and address online abuse, The Telegraph reported Monday. Berners-Lee said at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, the “Magna Carta for the web“ was launched in response […] More

  • Trendy Tech Toys Trump Traditional PCs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Trendy Tech Toys Trump Traditional PCs

    Landfills and recycling centers may soon be filling up with unwanted desktop and laptop computers. In a report released last week, Deloitte predicted consumers flee the PC and flock to smartphones, tablets and netbooks in 2011. Sales of these products are expected to account for 50 percent of electronic sales. Smartphones alone may prove to […] More

  • Survey: Hands Off the Internet, FCC - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Survey: Hands Off the Internet, FCC

    Most Americans do not want the Federal Communications Commission to regulate the Internet as it does radio and TV, according to a new survey. Polling firm Rasmussen Reports found in its latest national phone survey that only 21 percent of 1,000 “likely U.S. voters” want FCC to regulate the Internet. Fifty-four percent are opposed to […] More

  • FCC Passes First Rules for Fair Play on the Internet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FCC Passes First Rules for Fair Play on the Internet

    The Federal Communications Commission voted today to approve its controversial first-ever Internet access regulation, which would enshrine into law the idea that all web traffic be treated equally. The Washington Post reported FCC’s three Democratic members comprised a majority of votes favoring the net neutrality regulation, which FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski introduced more than a […] More

  • Obama Administration Backs Off Net Neutrality - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Obama Administration Backs Off Net Neutrality

    The Internet has now been around for approximately two decades and serves as a useful tool for millions of users throughout the world. We use the Internet to conduct business, communicate and acquire news. Our phones are even connected to the Internet and in some countries, like China, the majority of Internet users access the […] More

  • 2009 People to Watch: Where are they now? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 are bets correctly, giving readers a sneak peak of Beltway game changers who’d more than likely be leaving their mark over the coming year. We’re […] More

  • FCC Uses Web 2.0 to Promote Net Neutrality - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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, Twitter and a new application OpenInternet.gov to keep individuals abreast of developments in the net neutrality debate. Genachowski supports the move to net neutrality, claiming […] More

  • FCC Looks to Broaden Net Neutrality Concept - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 FCC states otherwise. Some companies see the move as a threat to their present business model. Most companies currently select certain services to run through […] More

  • FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Backs Net Neutrality - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Backs Net Neutrality

    During a speech at the Brookings Institute on Monday, Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski discussed his support for net neutrality. He suggested that the existing guidelines set forth by the FCC for net neutrality should be codified for regulation purposes and that two new ideas be added that would better facilitate net neutrality. According to […] More

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