Internet Freedom

U.S. CTO Advocates for American-European Cooperation at Web Summit

On November 7, Michael Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, spoke at the annual Web Summit in Lisbon. The four-day event featured some of the most influential leaders in the tech industry, including representatives from the private and public sector.

End Duplicative Taxes Online

Since technology is advancing at such a rapid pace and we are becoming more and more interconnected through the internet, Congress needs to ensure that single transactions online aren’t taxed multiple times.

Future of Internet Freedom at Risk Over Potential American Surrender of ICANN

In March, the United States Department of Commerce released a statement, which indicated the organization would begin to relinquish its longstanding role as safe keeper of internet freedom.   If the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) surrenders this governance, Internet freedom will be at risk on a global scale.

Title II Cheat Sheet

Reclassification of broadband as a Title II utility exposes wireline broadband consumers and wireless smart phone users to federal, state, and local Universal Service Fund fees.