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Global Free Flow of Information

The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force
is examining issues related to the global free flow of information on the Internet, specifically policies that restrict information flows on the Internet. The Task Force is examining why these restrictions have been instituted; what, if any, impact they have had on innovation, economic development, global trade and
investment; and how best to address negative impacts.

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Agenda for the Roundtable on Measuring Cross-Border Data Flows: Unmet Data Needs

May 04, 2016

Over the past several months, Commerce has been talking to stakeholders, reviewing literature, and identifying the strengths and potential shortcomings of the existing data and research on cross-border data flows. The goal of this roundtable is to get input from stakeholders on what additional data and analysis on cross-border data flows is necessary.

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