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IAMCP SoCal North Hosts VFI to Highlight Importance of Advocacy

Posted by Voices For Innovation - October 6, 2015 7:58 AM

On October 5, the SoCal North Chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) hosted an “Advocacy Kickoff” event at the Microsoft Store at the Westfield Topanga in Canoga Park, California.  Thank you to IAMCP and VFI leaders Bill Hole and Veronica Place for pulling this together. It was a great event, with many new Voices for Innovation members in attendance....

Courts and Congress Focus on Digital Privacy

Posted by Voices For Innovation - September 16, 2015 7:57 AM

Over the past two weeks, digital privacy has been in the headlines. On September 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals heard arguments concerning Microsoft’s challenge to a federal demand that the company provide U.S. authorities with emails stored abroad. During the hearing, the U.S. asserted its right to access email and data anywhere in the world, if the cloud technology...

Microsoft Warrant Case Update

Posted by Voices For Innovation - September 10, 2015 7:55 AM

On September 9, 2015 the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan heard the arguments in Microsoft Search Warrant Case.  Microsoft’s Digital Constitution site posted a helpful blog summarizing the Microsoft perspective in the case. Here are some excerpts from the Microsoft Brief that appear on the blog post. “The Golden Rule applies as much to international relations as...

We’re Growing with Help from Microsoft Chicago

Posted by Voices For Innovation - September 8, 2015 7:55 AM

Microsoft Chicago ran a great post encouraging Chicagoland tech professionals to get involved with Voices for Innovation. Here’s the post in its entirety… Tools for Engagement: Voices for Innovation Feeling frustrated about getting your voice across to a broader constituency? Need to hang out a bit more with people who have ideas on how to positively impact the tech sector...

VFI Spotlighted at WPC Keynote

Posted by Voices For Innovation - July 27, 2015 7:44 AM

Once again, Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference—this year in Orlando from July 12-16—proved to be a whirlwind of great sessions and meetings, great parties, and great fun. The VFI Team talked with hundreds of partners, and our hope is that everyone we met will get more involved with our advocacy efforts to support technology and innovation in the halls of government....