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What We’re Reading
Verizon expert Nneka Ezenwa on Text to 911
What is the Future of 911?
What Does the Future of 911 Hold?
What Issues Remain to be addressed as We Move toward the Next Level of 911?
What is “Texting to 911”?
Verizon expert Chris Lloyd on Sustainability/Energy/Renewables
How Much Energy is Used by the ICT Industry Itself?
What Specific Renewable Energy Resources are Being Used by the (ICT) Industry?
What Specific Steps is the (ICT) Industry Taking to Reduce its Overall Carbon Footprint?
What Specific Role Do ICT Companies Play in Meeting National Energy Efficiency Goals?
How Does the Growth of Cloud Computing Help Us Meet Our Energy goals as a Nation?
From a Residential Standpoint, Where can Broadband Deliver the Most (Energy) Efficiency?
How Does Broadband Help America Achieve its Energy Independence Goals?
Verizon Tax Policy Expert Mark Mullet
Why is the corporate tax rate important?
Why is it good for there to be expensing of depreciation in the tax code?
What taxes are the biggest impediments to the telecom sector’s growth?
Why is fundamental tax reform important to job growth in the telecom sector?
Verizon Cyber Security Expert Marc Sachs
Are Cyber Attacks Increasing, and if so Why?
Does the U.S. have a plan to protect it against a cyber-attack?
In cyber-security, what is the appropriate role of Government?
Does the growth of the “cloud” make cyber security a bigger problem?
When cyber-attacks are detected, how are parties informed?
Which is more at risk, private companies or government assets?
What can be done to reduce the vulnerability and minimize damage from these cyber-attacks?
What’s the nature of organized crime’s involvement in cyber-attacks?
Are Telecommunications’ Networks Being Targeted in These Cyber Attacks?
Are Sovereign Governments Sponsoring these Cyber Attacks, or Are They More Often Rouge Criminals?
Are most cyber-attacks malicious with the intent to commit a crime, or are they curious hackers test
What formal role do telecoms play in gov’s efforts to protect critical infrastructure from cyber-att
Verizon expert Sanjay Udani on Cookies, DPI, and DNS
What is D.N.S.?
What is DNS Blocking?
What is DPI, or Deep Packet Inspection?
Can you Give an Example to Illustrate D.P.I.?
Why is there Controversy Surrounding DPI?
What are ‘Cookies’?
How has the use of ‘Cookies’ Evolved?
Verizon Expert David Young on STB and Retransmission issues
Can You Describe the Set Top Box Market as it Exists Today?
The ‘96 Act Attempted to Create a Robust Set Top Box Market, How Did That Work Out?
Can You Tell us about the Retransmission Fee Issue?