Internet Researcher John Horrigan on How Digital Illiteracy is Eclipsing Digital Divide
Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, Education, NTIA
July 29th, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 – The internet equity facing the nation isn’t the digital divide, but is digital readiness, according to a panel last month by internet researcher John Horrigon at an event of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation. According to Horrigan, digital literacy is rapidly overshadowing non-adoption.A half-decade ago in 2009, 83 million […]
Commerce Dept. Recommends Public-Private Partnership on Cybersecurity
June 9th, 2011
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 – The Department of Commerce released its Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy green paper on Wednesday, advising cooperation between the government and private sector to implement ways to address cybersecurity issues.
The Internet Policy Taskforce, a department-wide group created in April 2010, wrote the green paper with the goal of addressing the pressing issues surrounding cyber security.
European Union Says It’s Up To Users If They Want A Lot Of Cookies
November 10th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 10, 2009 – The European Union’s independent supervisory authority devoted to protecting personal data and privacy said Monday that member states will soon be required to implement new privacy rules including requirements that users be offered easier ways to control whether they want cookies stored on their computer equipment.
Comcast Constant Guard Seeks to Inform Consumers About Virus Infections
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact
October 11th, 2009
Comcast recently announced a new security program soon to be released to their costumers, dubbed Comcast Constant Guard. This automated message service informs the consumers if Comcast believes that their internet connection is infected by malware, specifically “bots.”