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US Government Seeks Guidance On Its Role in IOT

Post date:2016-04-12
Rich Quinnell
4/12/2016 11:28 AM EDT 
SEATTLE—The US Department of Commerce (DoC) wants to encourage the digital economy and ensure that the Internet remains an open platform for innovation, and is looking for help. Working through its National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the DoC is initiating an inquiry regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) and what role, if any, the US Government should play in the IoT's development. You have through May 23 to give them your ideas and opinions.

The DoC made a call for public comments in last week's Federal Register on "the benefits, challenges, and potential roles for the Government in fostering the advancement of the Internet of Things." The Department's goal is to review the current technological and policy landscape for the IoT and prepare a "green paper" on the topic. The paper will aim to identify key issues impacting IoT deployment, highlight potential benefits and challenges, and identify possible roles for the federal government in fostering IoT advancement in partnership with the private sector.

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