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Executive Director Urges Minimal Regulatory Approach | WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Nov. 10, 2014, President Obama urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reclassify Internet service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act to promote an open Internet, also known as net neutrality.

 

 

 

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After Canada Parliament Shooting, Renewed Focus Put On Statehouse Security “After Ottawa, everyone does an immediate assessment of what it means to them,” Terrance Gainer, former sergeant-at-arms for the U.S. Senate and an adviser at Securitas USA. Gainer spoke at a panel on capitol security held at the winter forum of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) in Washington. “Openness and security, that’s the balance.” Huffington Post/Stateline

 

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