Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM – May 2010 (Vol. 53, No. 5)

Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the May issue of Communications of the ACM. As always, much of the material in CACM is premium content, and free content one month may slip behind a pay wall the next. You need to be a member of ACM or a subscriber to CACM […]

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 24

May 25 Meeting: The Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee of the Department of Homeland Security will meet. 12:30 p.m., Harding Hall, 710 North Capitol Street

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 17

May 20 Hearing: The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Carl Wieman to be the Associate Director for Science at the Office of Science and Technology Policy. 2:30 p.m., 253 Russell Building

ACM Education Policy Committee and USACM Offer Support for COMPETES Reauthorization Bill

The House Science and Technology Committee recently marked up a bill to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act. In recognition of this effort, the ACM Education Policy Committee and the U.S. Public Policy Council of ACM sent the Committee a letter expressing its support for the reauthorization. The letter focused on the provisions of the bill […]

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 10

May 13 Hearing: The Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on the national broadband plan. 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn Bulding

ACM Washington Update, Vol. 14.3 (May 6, 2010)

CONTENTS [1] Newsletter Highlights [2] Competes Act Reauthorization Gets Rolling [3] Open Government Plans Released and Guidance Issued on Social Networking [4] FCC Broadband Plan Stalled by Court Case [5] Draft Internet Privacy Bill Released to Public [6] About USACM [An archive of all previous editions of Washington Update is available at http://www.acm.org/usacm/update/]