‘OpenStand’ Underscores Commitment to Voluntary Internet Standards

Note: This was originally posted on the Center for Democracy & Technology blog. Recent proposals from several countries urging the mandatory adoption of technical standards are dangerous and misguided. Underscoring that view is today’s launch of “OpenStand,” an initiative supporting a commitment to open, voluntary technical standards for the Internet.  CDT welcomes the OpenStand paradigm.  […]

It Takes a Village to Defend a Network

Note: This was originally posted on the Center for Democracy & Technology blog. Defending networks from malicious hacking exploits depends in large part on the voluntary, cooperative efforts of network operators, device makers, and Internet users. Today the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) — a group of technical experts dedicated to building consensus about […]