The following is a guest post by Richard Feller, i2Coalition Board Member and Founder of Hedgehog Hosting. Last night, I had the pleasure of attending CEA’s Celebration of Internet Freedomat the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The i2Coalition was a proud co-sponsor of the event, along with many others who value the openness of the web. […]
i2Coalition articles and news updates regarding changes to United States Internet or technology polices.
Earlier today, I participated on a conference call with U.S. ITU Ambassador Terry Kramer who gave a substantive update on the environment on the ground at the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) in Dubai. There are several key takeaways from the call that I want to share with you. […]
The i2Coalition applauds the Senate Judiciary Committee for recommending amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) that would require law enforcement to obtain warrants prior to searching email and other electronic communications. One of our board members, Richard Feller of Hedgehog Hosting, attended the markup on behalf of the i2Coalition and has a good […]
On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider H.R. 2471 – an amendment to the current Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). Enacted in 1986, ECPA specified standards for law enforcement agencies access to electronic communications and associated data, affording important privacy protections to subscribers of emerging wireless and Internet technologies. Technology has advanced dramatically since […]
The ballots have finally been cast and the results are tabulated. President Obama will serve another term with a Democratic majority in the Senate and Republican majority in the House. With the political landscape set for at least the next two years until mid-term elections, it’s now time to focus on important public policy issues […]
I’ve been the lead administrator on WebHostingTalk.com for several years now. As such, I’m often approached with “great ideas.” Ideas generally revolve around new and improved ways of hosting, new tools for hosters, and ways WHT should regulate the industry. I remember roughly 6 years ago when someone approached me about “starting an organization to […]
For many years, I did not believe that a hosting industry organization was necessary. Over time, the critical nature the industry plays in the functioning of the Internet has changed that belief. The i2C was critical in the defeat of PIPA and SOPA. Without our involvement, these two bills really could be law right now. […]