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Federal Register Highlights - 8/25/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for August 25, 2016:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Interstate 5 (I–5) Bridges across the Columbia River, mile 106.5, between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. 913 more words

Daily Updates

America to hand off Internet in under two months

From the Washington Examiner


The Department of Commerce is set to hand off the final vestiges of American control over the Internet to international authorities in less than two months, officials have confirmed. 286 more words


To Shield or Not to Shield – The €20 Million Euro Question

On August 1, 2016, the Department of Commerce launched the new and approved Privacy Shield, providing a welcome alternative to companies that transfer data from the EU to the United States. 1,059 more words

...here I am? | #1

The tragic truth is that I have had to wait until the fifth week of my internship to start this blog. I attribute a fair portion of this tardiness to my foolish negligence, but a decent quantity of blame can be laid upon my circumstances. 1,224 more words

Law & Public Policy

Commerce Dept Releases Digital Valedictory

DOC Releases Digital Valedictory

The Department of Commerce has released a report “Enabling Growth and Innovation in the Digital Economy,” which it describes as a chronicle of the Commerce Department’s efforts in support of the digital economy over the course of the Obama Administration in areas of a free and open internet, privacy and intellectual property. 412 more words

Online Privacy

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition

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In March 2014, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its plan to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multi-stakeholder community.   764 more words