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May
2024

Government Relations Update March-April 2024

By Samuel Burns

FCC Adopts Net Neutrality Rules  On April 25 the Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 in favor of a declaratory ruling, order, report and order, and order on reconsideration that reestablished the Commission’s authority around safeguarding a fair and open internet. While this…

19
Feb
2024

Government Relations Update January 2024

By Samuel Burns

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Internet2 Offers Testimony to Federal Precision Agriculture Task Force On January 31, George Loftus, Internet2’s AVP of Network Services, presented “How Collaboration Sustains the Regional and National R&E Broadband Infrastructure” at the first meeting of the re-chartered Task…

24
Jan
2024

Government Relations Update December 2023

By Sam Burns, Internet2 Policy Advisor Estimated reading time: 2 minutes FCC Cybersecurity Pilot Comment Period Goes Live On December 29, 2023 the comment period finally opened in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Schools and Libraries Cybersecurity Pilot Program…

12
Jan
2024

Internet2 Files Comments in the FCC’s Open Internet Proceeding

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes By Matt Hall, Internet2 Senior Policy Advisor On October 19, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) launched a new proceeding on restoring open internet protections. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) sought comment on classifying fixed and mobile…

11
Dec
2023

Government Relations Update November 2023

By Sam Burns, Internet2 Policy Advisor

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Government Funded Into Early 2024 On November 16, President Biden signed a funding bill to prevent a government shutdown through the winter. This continuing resolution (Pub. L. 118-22) is unusual in that it is…

09
Nov
2023

Government Relations Update October 2023

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes By Sam Burns, Policy Advisor President Signs Executive Order on AI On October 30, President Biden signed Executive Order 14110 on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. This Executive Order…

06
Oct
2023

Government Relations Update September 2023

By Sam Burns, Internet2 Policy Advisor

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Government Funded Through November 17 On September 30, just hours before a possible government shutdown, a temporary funding extension became law. This continuing resolution (H.R. 5860) will keep the government running through…

18
Sep
2023

Government Relations Update August 2023

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Internet2 Files Comments on USF Reform in Collaboration with The Quilt and CENIC On July 27, 2023, U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and John Thune (R-S.D.), the co-chairs of the Senate’s Universal Service Fund (USF)…

07
Aug
2023

Government Relations Update July 2023

By Matthew Hall Internet2 External Relations Program Manager

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Internet2 Presents at FCC Routing Security Event On July 31, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held a public workshop on Border Gateway Protocol Security.  This workshop brought together experts from across industry, government, and…