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2012-01-03 10:22:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) is strongly encouraged by the level of attention that the New Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Program has recently received from the U.S. Congress, the Obama Administration and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In the last few weeks, the New gTLD Program, which the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is scheduled to begin implementing on January 12, 2012, has been the...

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2011-03-17 06:00:00

The Obama administration urged Congress on Wednesday to approve new legislation to protect the personal data of Internet users.  The move represents a tightened stance from last year's call for voluntary codes of conduct for advertisers and data companies. During a hearing on online privacy held by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Assistant Commerce Secretary Lawrence Strickling called for a "consumer privacy bill of rights" that would regulate the collection...

2010-10-13 16:07:00

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Martin, president and chief executive officer of Citynet, has asked the federal government to suspend funding of the $126 million stimulus grant the State of West Virginia received for construction of high-speed broadband infrastructure. Martin made his request in a letter to Earl Devaney, chairman of the Recovery and Transparency Board, and Lawrence Strickling, assistant secretary of the Department of Commerce. It was a response to an...