Obama Administration Reportedly Plans to Create Internet ID for All Americans

FoxNews.com 1/8/2011

President Obama is putting plans in motion to give the Commerce Department authority to create an Internet ID for all Americans, a White House official told CNET.com.

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt told the website it is “the absolute perfect spot in the U.S. government” to centralize efforts toward creating an “identity […]

Commerce secretary: Threats to Internet freedom increasing, can hamper growth

Gautham Nagesh The Hill 9/23/2010

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke warned the increasing number of foreign government policies aimed at restricting the flow of information on the Internet could serve as an informal trade barrier and hamper economic growth during remarks at Georgetown University on Thursday.

Locke said a growing number of countries are passing laws […]

ABC News: New Federal Climate Change Agency Forming

Obama administration to set up new agency to study, monitor climate change

Randolph E. Schmid ABC News February 8, 2010

The Obama administration on Monday proposed a new agency to study and report on the changing climate.

Also known as global warming, climate change has drawn widespread concern in recent years as temperatures around the […]