Commercedepartment

11.17.15
Commerce Department gets its first ever Chief Data Scientist
11.17.15

Commerce Department gets its first ever Chief Data Scientist

Jeff Chen will put data to work in everything from weather to trade.

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03.14.14
US to reduce its oversight of a key internet governor, but don't expect big changes
03.14.14

US to reduce its oversight of a key internet governor, but don't expect big changes

The US government has been gradually reducing its influence over the internet ever since it offloa...

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03.27.12
Department of Commerce and NTIA suggest spectrum sharing for government and commercial services
03.27.12

Department of Commerce and NTIA suggest spectrum sharing for government and commercial services

In 2010 President Obama stated, in no uncertain terms, that our country's competitive edge and tech...

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02.23.12
White House gets behind online 'bill of rights,' companies to adopt 'do not track'
02.23.12

White House gets behind online 'bill of rights,' companies to adopt 'do not track'

President Obama is throwing his weight behind a consumer bill of rights that includes protections a...

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01.09.11
Obama administration moves forward with unique internet ID for Americans, Commerce Department to head system up
01.09.11

Obama administration moves forward with unique internet ID for Americans, Commerce Department to head system up

President Obama has signaled that he will give the United States Commerce Department the authority...

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11.12.10
White House reportedly pushing for new internet privacy laws, policy office
11.12.10

White House reportedly pushing for new internet privacy laws, policy office

It's not official just yet, but The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Obama administration i...

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01.05.10
White House gets involved in spectrum fight, says more is needed for competition's sake
01.05.10

White House gets involved in spectrum fight, says more is needed for competition's sake

The Fed's already been aggressively moving to get out ahead of this impending spectrum crisis that e...

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06.11.08
Digital TV switch facing hurdle over...postage stamps?
06.11.08

Digital TV switch facing hurdle over...postage stamps?

We expected some potential issues concerning the analog TV shutoff next year, but even we (and appar...

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