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Comments From the Front -- Friends of AT&T Want New Digital Dead Zones

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

AT&T's Petition requests that it starts the 'transition' to the Internet protocols, when in fact it is simply a plan to stop upgrading whole areas of AT&T's 22 states and get rid of all regulations.

Policies to Protect Our Data Privacy Must Be Thorough and Consistent

Rey Ramsey | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Rey Ramsey

A single email may be subject to different legal standards depending on whether it is in transit, in storage, how long it is in storage, or whether it has been opened.

Cutting-Edge Technology Can Make Health Care Law Better

Rey Ramsey | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Rey Ramsey

Sadly, little public attention is being paid to the regulatory decisions being made right now by the Department of Health and Human Services that could determine whether President Obama's signature achievement can meet its promise of enrolling every American in a qualified health plan.

Tech Sector Unified in Protecting Innovation and Combating Piracy

Rey Ramsey | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology
Rey Ramsey

As word of the risks spread among entrepreneurs, investors, academics, cybersecurity experts and consumers learned about the risk, the sector came together. That is no small feat. This is an industry that has nearly 6 million jobs all throughout the nation.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Detroit's App Economy Grows

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.08.2012 | Detroit

A study released Tuesday shows Detroit's job market got a boost from from an unlikely source: apps. TechNet, a bipartisan group that promotes poli...

Open America's Doors to Innovation

Rey Ramsey | Posted 11.23.2011 | Small Business
Rey Ramsey

There's a bill in the U.S. Congress that would give permanent legal status to immigrants if they attract $1 million in investment or generate $1 million in revenue for their company. It's a pretty simple idea that does not cost taxpayers anything.

Taking a Balanced Approach to Social Networks

Rey Ramsey | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology
Rey Ramsey

Technological development can certainly have a dark side, but in the case of social networking, Congress should be careful to not hit the alarm bell too vigorously.

Information Technology and Social Progress

Thomas Kalil | Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology
Thomas Kalil

Government, industry and academia are investing in research for advances in computing power to continue. It's time to harness this remarkable capacity to create a brighter future for all Americans and the next chapter in the history of American innovation.

What America Gains by Greening the Grid

Rey Ramsey | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Rey Ramsey

As smart meters are installed in homes, the real-time information they generate will empower consumers to better control their energy use and realize the cost-savings that the smart grid can deliver.