National Telecommunications and Information Administration March 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Stakeholder Engagement on Cybersecurity in the Digital Ecosystem
Document Number: 2015-06344
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force (IPTF) is requesting comment to identify substantive cybersecurity issues that affect the digital ecosystem and digital economic growth where broad consensus, coordinated action, and the development of best practices could substantially improve security for organizations and consumers. The IPTF invites public comment on these issues from all stakeholders with an interest in cybersecurity, including the commercial, academic and civil society sectors, and from relevant federal, state, local, and tribal entities.
Further Proposed Interpretations of Parts of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Document Number: 2015-05855
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') publishes this Second Notice to request public comment on certain proposed interpretations of its enabling legislation that will inform, among other things, network policies, forthcoming requests for proposals, and interpretive rules. With the benefit of the comments received from this Second Notice, FirstNet may proceed to implement these or other interpretations with or without further administrative procedure.
Public Meeting on Facilitating the Development of the Online Licensing Environment for Copyrighted Works
Document Number: 2015-05765
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Patent and Trademark Office
Pursuant to the Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force (Task Force) Green Paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy, released on July 31, 2013, the Task Force has sought and received comments from the public about how the Federal Government (Government) can facilitate the further development of a robust online licensing environment. The Task Force heard a range of stakeholder views at an initial public meeting in December 2013. The Task Force will hold another public meeting on April 1, 2015, to explore this issue further, focusing specifically on how the Government can assist in facilitating the development and use of standard identifiers for all types of works of authorship, interoperability among databases and systems used to identify owners of rights and terms of use, and a possible portal for linking to such databases and to licensing platforms (similar in its goals to what has been established in the United Kingdom).
Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability Regarding Commercial and Private Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Document Number: 2015-05020
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is requesting comment on privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). On February 15, 2015, President Obama issued the Presidential Memorandum ``Promoting Economic Competitiveness While Safeguarding Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in Domestic Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems,'' which directs NTIA to establish a multistakeholder engagement process to develop and communicate best practices for privacy, accountability, and transparency issues regarding commercial and private UAS use in the National Airspace System (NAS). Through this notice NTIA commences this process.