Monthly Archives: April 2011

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM – February 2011 (Vol. 54, No. 2)

Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the February 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 [...]

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Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM – January 2011 (Vol. 54, No. 1)

Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the January 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 [...]

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Administration Issues National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

Last Friday the Obama Administration released its National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), a plan to leverage private sector tools to make it easier for some kinds of transactions to happen online. This would include both consumer and government transactions, and attempt to establish a system where identity can be confirmed online in [...]

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USACM Vice-Chair Testifies on Challenges of Electronic Employment Verification

On April 14, Dr. Annie Ant?n, Vice Chair of USACM and Professor in the Computer Science Department of North Carolina State University, testified in front of the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee. She was one of the witnesses at a hearing on the Social Security Administration’s role in verifying employment [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 11

April 12 Hearing: The Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on executive branch plans to combat wasteful IT spending 10:30 a.m., 342 Dirksen Building The Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Senate Judiciary Committee will [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 4

April 6 Hearing: The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen Building The Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet of the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Internet commerce. 10:45 a.m., 2141 Rayburn Building

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