An Internet for Government ?
Sprint appears to be having a hard time selling its "governmental Internet" to the U.S. administration. It began pushing the system a year ago under the name "SprintLink Peerless IP." [...]
As could have been foreseen, the new Republican administration’s policy with regard anti-missile defenses makes the security of critical American infrastructure--energy, telecommunications, water supply, transportation and financial services-- more crucial than ever. To be sure, building a shield against ballistic [. [...]
Compared to their North American counter-parts, Europe’s lobbying firms long remained modest, back-water concerns. That is no longer the case. In London, Brussels, Paris and Berlin lobbying has reached industrial scale and has even lent new impetus to the trade’s [. [...]