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Information and Communication (2,296 Books)


Information and communications technology or information and communication technology, usually called ICT, is often used as an extended synonym for information technology (IT) but is usually a more general term that stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), intelligent building management systems and audio-visual systems in modern information technology.

 
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Archived Information Dissemination

Excerpt: Program Description The Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) supports a variety of dissemination activities that inform educators, parents, and policymakers about research-based information on educational practice. Within OERI, the Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination is responsible for creating a process for identifying exemplary and promising programs and practices and for disseminating information about those programs and practices t...

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Archived Information Dissemination

Excerpt: Program Description The Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) supports a variety of dissemination activities that inform educators, parents, and policymakers about research-based information on educational practice. Within OERI, the Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination is responsible for creating a process for identifying exemplary and promising programs and practices and for disseminating information about those programs and practices t...

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Sea Launch Mission Successful!

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: Sea Launch Limited Partnership launched a Zenit-3SL launch vehicle on June 10, 2003, at 154 degrees West Longitude on the equator in the Pacific Ocean. The Zenit-3SL launch vehicle carried the Thuraya D2 satellite to a geostationary transfer orbit. The Thuraya D2 is a Geomobile (GEM) 702+ spacecraft manufactured by Boeing Satellite Systems for Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Thuraya is designed to operate in ...

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High Performance Computers

By: Federal Depository Library

Government Printing Office publication for the Federal Depository Library:

Excerpts: High Performance Computers (HPCs) are important for many military applications and essential for some. Although there is limited information on how the PRC is using HPCs for military applications, HPCs could facilitate many of the PRC?s military modernization objectives. PRC organizations involved in the research and development of missiles, spacecraft, submarines, aircraft, military system components, command and control, communications, and microwave and lase...

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Re: Facta Interim Final Rule Prohibiting Circumvention, Project No...

By: Kent E. Mast

Government Reference Publication

I. Introduction: Equifax Information Services LLC (EIS) is a consumer reporting agency that furnishes consumer reports to its financial institution customers, other businesses that have a permissible purpose as defined in the FCRA, and consumers. l It is a subsidiary of Equifax Inc. a 105-year-old company and member of the Standard & Poor s (S&P) 00 Index, a global leader in turning information into intelligence, serving customers across a wide range of industries and ma...

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Acta Interim Final Rule Prohibiting Circumvention, Project No. P044804

By: Kent E. Mast

Government Reference Publication

Equifax Information Services LLC (EIS) is a consumer reporting agency that furnishes consumer reports to its financial institution customers, other businesses that have a permissible purpose as defined in the FCRA, and consumers.l It is a subsidiary of Equifax Inc. a 105-year-old company and member of the Standard & Poor s (S&P) 00cI Index, a global leader in turing information into intelligence, serving customers. across a wide range of industries and markets, including...

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In the United States District Co for the Middle District of Tennes...

By: Federal Trade Commission

Government Reference Publication

Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), 15 U.S.C. $8 45(a), 53(b), and 57b, and the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (Telemarketing Act), 15 U.S.C. $5 6101-6108, as amended, to secure preliminary and permanent injunctive relief, rescission of contracts and restitution, disgorgement of ill-gotten gains, and other equitable relief against defendants for engaging in unfair or deceptive acts or practices in violation of Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, 1...

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Re: Fact Act Section 318(A)(2)(C) Study, Matter No. P044804

By: Kent E. Mast

Government Reference Publication

Introduction: Equifax Information Services LLC (Equifax) is a consumer reporting agency that furnishes consumer reports to its financial institution customers, other businesses that have a permissible purpose as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and consumers. It is a subsidiary ofEquifax Inc., a 10S-year-old company and member of the Standard & Poor's (S&P) SOO Index, a global leader in turning information into intelligence, serving customers across a wid...

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Re: Fact Act Section 318(A)(2)(C) Study, Matter No. P044804

By: Kent E. Mast

Government Reference Publication

Introduction: Equifax Information Services LLC (Equifax) is a consumer reporting agency that furnishes consumer reports to its financial institution customers, other businesses that have a permissible purpose as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and consumers. It is a subsidiar ofEquifax Inc., a 105-year-old company and member of the Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500(  Index, a global leader in turning information into intelligence, serving customers across a wi...

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Stipulated Final Judgment and Order for Permanent Injunction and O...

By: Elizabeth A. Hone

Government Reference Publication

Plaintiff, the Federal Trade Comrissio(nF TC or Commission), has fiIed its complaint for permanent injunction and other relief pursuant to $5 13(b) and 19 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), 15 U.S.C. $ 53(b) and 57b, and the Telephone Disclosure and Dispute Resolution Act of 1992 (TDDRA), 15 U.S.C. $9 5701 el seq., charging ILD Telecommunications, Inc. (ILD) with 1,riolating Section 5 of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 5 45, and with violating the Commission's Trade I...

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University of Maryland

By: Lawrence M. Ausubel

Government Reference Publication

There has recently been a vast increase in the volume of Internet auctions. While public attention has focused largely on the growth of Internet bazaars such as eBay, there has equally been a tremendous rise of less-visible auctions involving such areas as telecommunications spectrum, energy, the environment, and business-to-business procurement. Electronic bidding gives the auction designer greater flexibility and control in designing an efficient auction process; elect...

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Via Electronic and First Class Mail

By: Timothy J. Muris

Government Reference Publication

RE: In the Matlev ofMicrosqft, File No. 012-3240 Dear Mr, Secretary: The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) hereby supports the Consent Order entered into between the Commission and Microsoft Corporation in File No. 01 2 3240 and strongly urges the Comnlission to adopt the Consent Order as a Final Order. CompTIA is the world's largest trade association in the information techllology a d communications sector. CompTIA represents over 1 1,000 hardware a11d...

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Before the Federal Trade Commission Comments of the National Assoc...

By: Sheryl Goodman Lord

Government Reference Publication

The National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA) seeks to support public agencies responsible for ensuring a fair and informed marketplace. NACAA represents over 165 consumer agencies at all levels of government in both the United States and a number of other countries, providing direct constituent services for the resolution of consumer complaints, conducting consumer education, and otherwise advocating for the interests of consumers. Consistent with t...

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Re: Telemarketing Rulemaking - Ftc File / No. R41101

By: Mark C. Carver

Government Reference Publication

Dear Sir or Madam: 11 The Utility, Cable & Telecommunications Committee of the City Council of New Orleans respectfblly submits its Comments in the above-referenced matter. Per the Notice's instructions, I have enclosed six (6) additional copies and a computer diskette containing our Comments. Also, I have enclosed one additional copy of our Comments that I kindly request you file/date stamp and return to my office in the self-addressed envelope that I have provided for ...

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Navigating the Patent Thicket: Cross Licenses, Patent Pools, And S...

Government Reference Publication

In several key industries, including semiconductors, biotechnology, computer software, and the Internet, our patent system is creating a patent thicket: an overlapping set of patent rights requiring that those seeking to commercialize new technology obtain licenses from multiple patentees. The patent thicket is especially thorny when combined with the risk of hold-up, namely the danger that new products will inadvertently infringe on patents issued after these products w...

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Critical Infrastructure Protection : National Plan for Information...

By: Jack L. Brock, Jr.

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: On November 8, 1999, you requested that we assess national security legal authorities related to infrastructure protection. In subsequent discussions with your staff, we agreed to focus our analysis on the administration?s National Plan for Information Systems Protection, which was issued in January 2000. The plan calls for new initiatives to strengthen the nation?s defense against threats to public and private sector information systems that are critical to the...

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Critical Infrastructure Protection Comprehensive Strategy Can Draw...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Since the early 1990s, an explosion in computer interconnectivity, most notably growth in use of the Internet, has revolutionized the way our government, our nation, and much of the world communicate and conduct business. The benefits have been enormous. Vast amounts of information are now literally at our fingertips, facilitating research on virtually every topic imaginable; financial and other business transactions can be executed almost instantaneously, often...

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Critical Infrastructure Protection Fundamental Improvements Needed...

By: Jack L. Brock, Jr.

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: We are pleased to be here today to discuss the ?cyber,? or computer security aspects of critical infrastructure protection. Since the early 1990s, an explosion in computer interconnectivity, most notably growth in use of the Internet, has revolutionized the way our government, our nation, and much of the world communicate and conduct business. The benefits have been enormous in terms of facilitating communications, business processes, and access to information. ...

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Critical Infrastructure Protection Comments on the National Plan f...

By: Jack L. Brock, Jr.

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: I am pleased to be here today to discuss the National Plan for Information Systems Protection. This plan calls for new initiatives to strengthen the nation?s defenses against threats to public and private sector information systems that are critical to the country?s economic and social welfare, particularly those supporting public utilities, telecommunications, finance, emergency services, and government operations. As a ?preliminary? document, it is intended to...

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Critical Infrastructure Protection Comments on the Proposed Cyber ...

By: Joel C. Willemssen

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: I am pleased to be here today to discuss the proposed Cyber Security Information Act of 2000 (H.R. 4246), which is intended to remove barriers to information sharing between government and private industry in order to better address threats to the nation?s critical infrastructure. The concern over cyber threats is well placed. While the explosive growth in interconnectivity has contributed immeasurably to the nation?s economy and well being, it also presents sig...

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