Internet: An Overview of Key Technology Policy Issues Affecting Its Use and Growth

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The continued growth of the Internet for personal, government, and business purposes may be affected by a number of technology policy issues being debated by Congress. Among them are access to and regulation of broadband (high-speed) Internet services, computer and Internet security, Internet privacy, the impact of “spam,” concerns about what children may encounter (such as pornography) when using the Internet, management of the Internet Domain Name System, and government information technology management. This report provides overviews of those issues, plus appendices providing a list of pending legislation, a list of acronyms, a discussion of legislation passed in earlier Congresses, ... continued below

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Kruger, Lennard G.; Moteff, John D.; Gilroy, Angele A.; Seifert, Jeffrey W.; Moloney Figliola, Patricia & Tehan, Rita August 15, 2006.

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The continued growth of the Internet for personal, government, and business
purposes may be affected by a number of technology policy issues being debated by
Congress. Among them are access to and regulation of broadband (high-speed)
Internet services, computer and Internet security, Internet privacy, the impact of
“spam,” concerns about what children may encounter (such as pornography) when
using the Internet, management of the Internet Domain Name System, and
government information technology management.
This report provides overviews of those issues, plus appendices providing a list
of pending legislation, a list of acronyms, a discussion of legislation passed in
earlier Congresses, and a list of other CRS reports that provide more detail on these
and related topics.

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Kruger, Lennard G.; Moteff, John D.; Gilroy, Angele A.; Seifert, Jeffrey W.; Moloney Figliola, Patricia & Tehan, Rita. Internet: An Overview of Key Technology Policy Issues Affecting Its Use and Growth, report, August 15, 2006; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs9758/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.