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    University of Washington Wins National Cyber Defense Challenge

    Cybersecurity April 18th, 2011

    WASHINGTON, Monday, April 18, 2011 ­– The University of Washington’s Computer Science and Engineering Cyber Defense Team won first place in the 5th annual National Collegiate Cyber Defense Challenge (NCCDC), with Texas A&M following in second place and the University of Louisville in third.

    The three-day challenge was held April 16-18th at the Hilton San Antonio Hotel. The competition was created in 2005 to spur regular cyber security exercises amongst post-secondary level students. The contestants are made up of winning teams from each regional challenge, with nine teams competing in this year’s challenge.

    House Subcommittee Votes To Nullify Open Internet Order

    FCC, Net Neutrality March 10th, 2011

    WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 – The Communications and Technology Subcommittee voted Wednesday in a 15-8 party-line vote to disapprove the new Federal Communications Committee net neutrality regulations.

    Chairman Greg Walden presided over hearing Wednesday morning, which debated the open Internet regulations set by the FCC. This was the committee’s second hearing on the topic after a four-hour marathon session last month in which legislators put the five FCC Commissioners in the hot seat.

    Subcommittee Postpones Vote on Resolution to Reverse Open Internet Order

    Congress, FCC, Net Neutrality March 2nd, 2011

    WASHINGTON, March 2, 2010 – The House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology postponed last-minute a vote scheduled for Wednesday morning on a resolution that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order. Chairman Fred Upton agreed to postpone the vote in order to complete regular order and a legislative hearing before voting on the […]

    Reps. Barton, Markey Keep Watchful Eye On Facebook Privacy Settings

    Congress, Privacy February 28th, 2011

    WASHINGTON, February 28, 2011 – Reps. Joe Barton (R-TX) and Edward Markey (D-MA), Co-Chairmen of the House Bipartisan Privacy Caucus, shared Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s response to a letter they wrote to him on February 2, 2011, questioning a particular privacy feature on Facebook that would potentially share mobile numbers and home addresses with websites and third party-applications.

    Senate Judiciary Committee Addresses COICA Criticisms

    Copyright, Intellectual Property February 17th, 2011

    WASHINGTON, February 17, 2011 ­– The Senate Judiciary Committee conducted a hearing Wednesday to address potential criticisms of the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Acts (COICA), which would target websites dedicated to stealing American intellectual property.

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