First Responder Network Authority; First Responder Network Authority Board Meetings
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will convene an open public meeting on June 3, 2015, preceded by open public meetings of the Board Committees on June 2, 2015.
Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Facial Recognition Technology
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a privacy multistakeholder process concerning the commercial use of facial recognition technology on June 11, 2015.
Stakeholder Engagement on Cybersecurity in the Digital Ecosystem
The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force (IPTF) announces that the closing deadline for submitting comments responsive to the May 18, 2015 request for public comments to identify substantive cybersecurity issues to be addressed by a multistakeholder process has been extended until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
Broadband Opportunity Council Webinar
In a request for comment (RFC) published in the Federal Register on April 29, 2015, the Departments of Agriculture and Commerce, which are co-chairing the Broadband Opportunity Council (Council), asked for public input on barriers that are hampering deployment of broadband, ways to promote public and private investment in broadband, challenges facing areas that lack access to broadband, and ways to measure broadband availability, adoption, and speed.\1\ To explain the RFC's purpose and objectives, and to allow an opportunity for members of the public to pose questions regarding the RFC, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a webinar on May 20, 2015.
Further Proposed Interpretations of Parts of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') publishes this Third Notice to request public comment on certain proposed interpretations of its enabling legislation that will inform, among other things, consultation, forthcoming requests for proposals, interpretive rules, and network policies. This Third Notice responds to comments and further clarifies proposed interpretations related to the definition and scope of the term ``public safety entity'' as used in FirstNet's enabling legislation and as discussed in a previous FirstNet Notice published on September 24, 2014. With the benefit of the comments received from this Third Notice, FirstNet may proceed to implement these or other interpretations with or without further administrative procedure.