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  • President Obama
    Remarks by the President at the Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Summit

    Over the past 59 months, our businesses have created nearly 12 million new jobs, which is the longest streak of private sector job growth on record. And in a hopeful sign for middle-class families, wages are beginning to rise again. 

  • People lined up outside movie theater (AP Images)
    Obama vows to combat cybercrime

    Recent cyberattacks on U.S. government agencies, banks and retailers and a December 2014 hack of the Sony film studio brought home the risks related to digital interconnectedness. Hackers and cybercriminals have disrupted government and corporate digital networks, stolen trade secrets and personal information, and caused financial loss. 

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    FACT SHEET: Broadband That Works: Promoting Competition & Local Choice In Next-Generation Connectivity

    Today, too few Americans have affordable and competitive broadband choices, but some communities around the country are choosing to change that dynamic. As a result – as outlined in a new report being issued today – cities like Lafayette, Chattanooga, and Kansas City, have broadband that is nearly one hundred times faster than the national average, yet still available at a competitive price. 

  • Professor Laura DeNardis
    Internet Governance and Internet Freedom

    “Now, the Internet is our public sphere. It’s where we speak, and it’s where we do our business. So our very commerce, our freedom of expression and our economic liberty is dependent upon this,” says Dr. Laura DeNardis, a professor with American University’s School of Communication. 

  • Internet Governance
    The Internet Belongs to Everyone. Let’s Keep It That Way.

    Who Runs the Internet? What Does That Make Possible? Why Should You Care?