Tag: National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
How to win government policy and influence the internet
We’ve submitted comments to the U.S. agency NTIA to help guide its international agenda for the internet. Here’s how and why.
Civil society tells U.S. Senate: Open the internet to inclusive oversight
Here’s why a swift transition to global, multistakeholder administration of the internet’s domain name system makes sense for human rights.
Taming the skies: Obama memo looks at commercial drones, restricts government use
Today, President Barack Obama issued a presidential memorandum addressing the increased development and use of drones within the United States. Among other things, the memorandum, which has the force of law, requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to develop a multistakeholder process for the creation of non-binding rules governing commercial drone use. The NTIA will collaborate with businesses and civil society organizations to develop the guidelines, which must be drafted to adequately address threats to privacy and free expression posed by the public use of the technology, particularly the unique challenges of drones as mobile internet service platforms.