Clinton Outlines Internet Freedom Agenda
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 15, 2011
Amid recent flare-ups in Egypt, Iran and other nations, Secretary of State calls for repressive regimes to end Web censorship and surveillance, pledging support for activist groups working to evade state-imposed filters.
Tags: security, State Department, Internet censorship, Obama administration, Egypt
FCC Chief Hails Broadband as Economic Engine
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 09, 2011
FCC Chairman outlines steps his agency is taking to promote deployment of high-speed Internet service, calling it a lynch-pin of the 21st century economy.
Tags: networking, FCC, broadband, broadband wireless, Obama administration
White House Report Touts Obama Innovation Agenda
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 04, 2011
Administration fleshes out broad goals outlined in State of the Union address and follow-up events with a new report advancing policy initiatives, including patent reform and broadband infrastructure.
Tags: networking, Patent Reform, innovation, White House, Obama administration
Leahy Sees Momentum for Patent Reform in Obama Address
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 26, 2011
Senate Judiciary Chairman optimistic that he can press forward controversial effort to overhaul the nation's patent system, pegging the effort to Obama's message of innovation and competitiveness.
Tags: software, IP, Senate, Patent Reform, Obama administration
GOP House Chair Seeks Action Against Wikileaks
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 03, 2011
In an appearance on Fox News, Rep. Darrell Issa, incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, described plans to challenge Obama administration policies, including the handling of Wikileaks.
Tags: FCC, Congress, Obama administration, Wikileaks, Julian Assange
Wikileaks Diplomatic Cable Cache Links China to Google Hack
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published November 30, 2010
WikiLeaks document stash indicates longstanding cyber espionage campaign orchestrated by Chinese government, prompts harsh White House condemnation of leak.
Tags: Google, China, cybersecurity, Obama administration, Wikileaks