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Voices for Innovation’s Executive Briefings provide weekly updates on technology policy & news, including highlights from Capitol Hill, breaking tech news, clips of relevant articles from traditional and new media, and a roundup of thought leader quotes and tweets.

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VFI Leader Bill Hole Highlights Industry and Advocacy at Regional STEM Summit

On June 28, dozens of educators, administrators, and business leaders gathered at Cavelero Mid High School in Lake Stevens, Washington—northeast of Seattle—for a Regional STEM Summit. VFI leader and STEM advocate Bill ...

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#TBT to this blog post by VFI leader @jon_rivers clearing up common questions about #TVWhiteSpace. Read more: https://t.co/KasAJxwEpL

Every tweet counts! Make your voice heard by tweeting your support of #TVWhiteSpace and expanding access to broadband internet today. https://t.co/0zZJhTvFPt

Meet our Advisory Task Force, a coalition of professionals advancing 21st century #tech policies in the U.S. through advocacy and education. https://t.co/Gg1q2Jvqyl

Want to know more about #TVWhiteSpace and what you can do to advocate for wider broadband access? Join our webinar with Microsoft Senior Director of Government Affairs, Paula Boyd. Sign up here: https://t.co/5LdUyTG5ON

Don't wait to be heard; we've made contacting Congress easy! Tell your representatives you support #TVWhiteSpace today: https://t.co/4Zi502eho0

Fast, reliable internet access is key to the modern economy. That's why it's imperative that as many Americans have access to broadband internet services as possible. Read more: https://t.co/b4AjF16j3R

#TVWhiteSpace, data privacy, and so much more - all in this week's Executive Briefing. https://t.co/41WPekwR6f

Want to know more about #TVWhiteSpace? We have the event for you! Join our webinar on September 18th and get up to speed on rural broadband access. Register here: https://t.co/5LdUyTG5ON

#DYK that between 30 and 48% of West Virginians don’t have access to broadband internet? Read how that might change with #TVWhiteSpace: https://t.co/A4Gi2nJM6m

24 million Americans are waiting for you to take action and close the digital divide. Write Congress and ask them to support #TVWhiteSpace: https://t.co/bRo4yt2dRC

Interested in learning how you can move the needle on #TVWhiteSpace? Register today for our upcoming webinar on September 18: https://t.co/5LdUyTG5ON

"If the broadband gap were closed, it would open up skilled workers in rural areas." Hear why fast, affordable broadband access is crucial from @jon_rivers. https://t.co/MdrvmZd0Zq

#TVWhiteSpace is an innovative technology that could close the broadband gap for millions around the world. Learn more + take action → https://t.co/bRo4yt2dRC

Email isn't the only way to reach your representatives! We've made tweeting Congress in support of #TVWhiteSpace easy: https://t.co/0zZJhTvFPt

Why do our Advisory Task Force members advocate for 21st-century tech policy? Hear from them directly. https://t.co/7N7OEVm9KS

Look no further than our Executive Briefing for updates on the #tech issues making headlines this week. https://t.co/41WPekwR6f

Wondering why #STEM and #CSEd programs are so important? Find out in this blog from VFI leader and STEM advocate Bill Hole. https://t.co/8U5tr1qwOt

Your voice matters. Our Tweet Congress tool can help you reach out to decision makers in support of expanded broadband access with #TVWhiteSpace. https://t.co/0zZJhTvFPt

Across the country, Voices for Innovation members are taking action on the #tech policies that affect their lives. Read their stories on our blog: https://t.co/VsvrjQ2N24

Join our community of #tech professionals working to shape public policies for the digital economy. https://t.co/PrwV6btNjn

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Update: April 2018 On March 23, 2018, after a multi-year advocacy effort, the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (the “CLOUD Act”) was signed into law as part of omnibus legislation. Passage of the CLOUD Act represents a milestone for digital privacy. (...)

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