As a new version of the USA FREEDOM Act surveillance reform bill is expected to be introduced in the Senate this week, the debate about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs still tends toward a simplistic focus on striking the right balance between national security and individual privacy. But a new 60-page report released today […]
As the House of Representatives begins its discussion on the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), lawmakers must be mindful of the numerous privacy concerns raised by the bill in its current form. The goal of CISPA is to increase security online and make it easier to identify potential cyber threats, but such […]
Several important U.S. House hearings were held today on cybersecurity issues. The first that the i2Coalition was focused on was the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security hearing to examine the cybersecurity roles and responsibilities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Defense, and Justice Department. It is critical that cybersecurity concerns be […]
The President and Congress have highlighted the importance of cybersecurity. In the coming weeks and months, we expect to see legislative and regulatory activity in this area, including President Obama’s executive order and the reintroduction of CISPA. While the i2Coalition shares this concern for security of America’s vital infrastructure, there’s a right way and a […]
Petitioning the Obama Administration to Listen to the Internet Infrastructure Industry on Cybersecurity
Although the i2Coalition supports efforts to strengthen cybersecurity, we have concerns about the process the Department of Homeland Security will use to achieve these goals. Please sign our petition below that encourages DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano to engage our community in the process and pursue only truly voluntary best practices that protect a free and […]
In response to President Obama’s inclusion of Internet issues in tonight’s 2013 State of the Union, Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) co-founder and Board Chair Christian Dawson released the following statement.
experiencing different groups who each want a say in how the Internet is governed.