February 2012

White House Q&A on Innovation

This Wednesday, February 8th at 9:00am EST, the White House is hosting an event to discuss how the public and private sectors are using innovation to promote global development. You can watch online at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live. Continue Reading

House to Hold Feb 8 Cyber Security Hearing

The House's Subcommittee on Communications and Technology is going to hold a hearing on "Cybersecurity: Threats to Communications Networks and Private Sector Responses" on Wednesday, February 8th. Continue Reading

Comm. & Tech Subcommittee's 2012 Agenda

Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the House's Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, outlined the subcommittee's 2012 legislative priorities on the Energy and Commerce committee's website. Continue Reading

Crowdsourcing a Copyright Bill

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) issued a press release today to announce the "first-ever legislative markup truly open to the American public." The release outlined the latest progress in Rep. Issa's efforts to crowdsource improvements to the Online Protecting and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act that he introduced in the House of Representatives last month as an alternative to the SOPA bill. Continue Reading

Tech Policy Summit in the News

Tech Policy Summit was first held in 2007, and we've compiled a handful of news articles and blog posts about previous conferences to give you an idea of the topics discussed at earlier Summits. Continue Reading