Present at Thursday's confab were Apple's Tim Cook, AT&T's Randall Stephenson, and Google's Vint Cerf, along with other tech execs and civil liberty leaders, Politico says.
Google, Intel, HP and other tech firms backed a pair of proposals this year to increase H-1B visas. They're now bogged down in the political mess known as "comprehensive" immigration reform.
The U.S. immigration system is broken and needs to be fixed to allow more entrepreneurs and engineers to stay in the country, Senator Jerry Moran tells reporters at CES today.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech firms are calling for new visas for entrepreneurs and skilled engineers. So far, though, neither the White House nor Congress has been paying attention.
Justices hear arguments in case pitting large copyright holders -- who want the ability to limit the resale of certain items -- against librarians, museums, and Internet auction sites.
The California legislature passed a bill the prevents regulation of VoIP and other Internet-based services. Gov. Brown would be wise to sign the new law -- and quickly.
Whether it's the California Public Utilities Commission or the United Nations, traditional governments are ill-suited to regulate the Internet.
CNET learns the FBI is quietly pushing its plan to force surveillance backdoors on social networks, VoIP, and Web e-mail providers, and that the bureau is asking Internet companies not to oppose a law making those backdoors mandatory.
Two trade association sites that boast members such as Apple, Microsoft, IBM, AT&T, and Verizon come under attack by hackers for supporting cybersecurity legislation.
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