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DC News: FCC Advisory Committee Adopts Cybersecurity Recommendations; FCC Chairman Offers Praise and Urges Preservation of Internet Freedom and Open Architecture

An FCC advisory committee – the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) – has unanimously adopted cybersecurity recommendations assisting Internet Service Providers to combat (1) botnets, (2) Internet route hijacking, and (3) domain name fraud.

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In addition, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski offered remarks praising CSRIC’s efforts to reduce the threat of cyber-attacks to communications networks and he highlighted the importance of preserving Internet freedom and the Internet’s open architecture.