Supporting Free Expression . . . As Long As We Agree with You

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations

Media Access Project, or MAP, fashions itself a “non-profit law firm and advocacy organization” that works on behalf of the public “to promote freedom of expression.”  Indeed, one of MAP’s primary objectives is to protect the public’s First Amendment rights by ensuring “universal and equitable access to media outlets.” But apparently those rights extend only…

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Sharing Responsibility for Cybersecurity

by Chris Boyer

Vice President of Global Public Policy

In October, when most people are thinking of pumpkins and changing leaves, we’re thinking of cybersecurity and we’re not alone.  Joining with other members of the industry, government and non-profit organizations, we’re celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Earlier today, I participated in the official kickoff event for the month, the 2011 Michigan Cyber Summit, which…

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It’s World IPv6 Day

By Chris Boyer, AT&T Assistant Vice President-Public Policy, and Brooks Fitzsimmons, AT&T Assistant Vice President-Project Program Management  Every day there seems to be a new gadget or other device hitting the market.  Earlier this week, all eyes were on San Francisco to see the latest news coming from Apple’s WorldWide Developer Summit.  So, what does…

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Empowering Entrepreneurs at National Small Business Week

By Cathy Martine, AT&T EVP-Small Business Solutions & Alternate Channels Thousands of small business owners and their supporters recently descended upon Washington, D.C., for the 48th annual U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week to honor and recognize the contributions and achievements made by outstanding entrepreneurs. This year’s theme of empowering entrepreneurs couldn’t be…

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Moving Forward On Intellectual Property Protection

Earlier this week, we filed comments in response to the Federal Government’s Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) call for public comments on the proposed Joint Strategic Plan. What is IPEC? The IPEC is a relatively newly-created White House position charged with formulating a new 21st Century Intellectual Property enforcement structure. One of the issues raised…

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