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In the request for comment, the Department is seeking broad input from all interested stakeholders—including the private industry, researchers, academia, and civil society—on the issues and proposed approach, current initiatives, and next steps laid out in the green paper ‘‘Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.’’ Through this notice, the Department extends the comment period to March 13, 2017. DATES: Comments are due on March 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted by email to iotrfc2017@ asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Feb 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 ntia.doc.gov. Comments submitted by email should be machine-searchable and should not be copy-protected. Written comments also may be submitted by mail to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Attn: IoT RFC 2016, Washington, DC 20230. Responders should include the name of the person or organization filing the comment, as well as a page number, on each page of their submissions. All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted to http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/internetpolicy-task-force without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. NTIA will also accept anonymous comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Travis Hall, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230; Telephone: (202) 482–3522; Email: thall@ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs: (202) 482–7002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Recognizing the vital importance of the Internet to U.S. innovation, prosperity, education, and civic and cultural life, the Department of Commerce (Department) has made it a top priority to encourage growth of the digital economy and ensure that the Internet remains an open platform for innovation. Thus, as part of the Department’s Digital Economy Agenda, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a green paper ‘‘Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things’’ that lays out an approach and areas of engagement for the Department’s possible future work on the Internet of Things (IoT). Through the request for comments, NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholders—including the private industry, researchers, academia, and civil society—on the issues and proposed approach, current initiatives, and next steps laid out in this paper. These comments will help inform Department leadership on possible future Department action regarding IoT. Instructions for commenters, including specific questions for discussion, are available in the original notice. 82 FR 4313 (Jan. 13, PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11561 2017), available at https:// www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/ publications/fr_iot_notice_rfc_ 01132017.pdf. The original deadline for submission of comments was February 27, 2017. With this notice, NTIA announces that the closing deadline for submission of comments has been extended until March 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Dated: February 21, 2017. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

[Docket No. 17010523-7023-01]
RIN 0660-XC033


The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government 
in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; Extension of Comment Period.

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SUMMARY: In response to requests for additional time, the Department of 
Commerce is extending the closing deadline for submitting comments to a 
request for public comments entitled ``The Benefits, Challenges, and 
Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the 
Internet of Things.'' 82 FR 4313 (Jan. 13, 2017). In the request for 
comment, the Department is seeking broad input from all interested 
stakeholders--including the private industry, researchers, academia, 
and civil society--on the issues and proposed approach, current 
initiatives, and next steps laid out in the green paper ``Fostering the 
Advancement of the Internet of Things.'' Through this notice, the 
Department extends the comment period to March 13, 2017.

DATES: Comments are due on March 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern 
Daylight Time (EDT).

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted by email to 
iotrfc2017@ntia.doc.gov. Comments submitted by email should be machine-
searchable and should not be copy-protected. Written comments also may 
be submitted by mail to the National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Room 4725, Attn: IoT RFC 2016, Washington, DC 20230. Responders 
should include the name of the person or organization filing the 
comment, as well as a page number, on each page of their submissions. 
All comments received are a part of the public record and will 
generally be posted to http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/internet-policy-task-force without change. All personal identifying information 
(e.g., name, address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be 
publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or 
otherwise sensitive or protected information. NTIA will also accept 
anonymous comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Travis Hall, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 
20230; Telephone: (202) 482-3522; Email: thall@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs: (202) 482-
7002.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  Recognizing the vital importance of the 
Internet to U.S. innovation, prosperity, education, and civic and 
cultural life, the Department of Commerce (Department) has made it a 
top priority to encourage growth of the digital economy and ensure that 
the Internet remains an open platform for innovation. Thus, as part of 
the Department's Digital Economy Agenda, the National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a green 
paper ``Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things'' that lays 
out an approach and areas of engagement for the Department's possible 
future work on the Internet of Things (IoT). Through the request for 
comments, NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholders--
including the private industry, researchers, academia, and civil 
society--on the issues and proposed approach, current initiatives, and 
next steps laid out in this paper. These comments will help inform 
Department leadership on possible future Department action regarding 
IoT. Instructions for commenters, including specific questions for 
discussion, are available in the original notice. 82 FR 4313 (Jan. 13, 
2017), available at https://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/fr_iot_notice_rfc_01132017.pdf.
    The original deadline for submission of comments was February 27, 
2017. With this notice, NTIA announces that the closing deadline for 
submission of comments has been extended until March 13, 2017, at 5:00 
p.m. EDT.

    Dated: February 21, 2017.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
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