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Information and Communication (2,794 Books)


Information and communications technology or information and communication technology, usually called ICT, is often used as an extended synonym for information technology (IT) but is usually a more general term that stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), intelligent building management systems and audio-visual systems in modern information technology.

 
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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web U. S. Visitor...

By: Lisa M. Seghetti

Summary: Congress first mandated that the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) implement an automated entry and exit data system that would track the arrival and departure of every alien in S110 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA). The objective was, in part, to develop a mechanism that would be able to track nonimmigrants who overstayed their visas as part of a broader emphasis on immigration control. Follow...

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All-Volume Overview

Excerpt: All-Volume Overview...I // Chapter 1 // Prc Acquisition Of U.S. Technology // Chapter Summary... // The Structure Of The Prc Government... // Costind: The Ccp’s Use Of Corporations For Military Aims...8 // Ccp Supremacy Over The State, The Pla, And The Economy...9 // Development Of The Ccp’s Technology Policies...10 // The 863 And Super-863 Programs: Importing Technologies For Military Use...10 // Biological Warfare...

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U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the P...

By: James V. Hansen

Government Printing Office publication for the Federal Depository Library:

Excerpts: This three-volume Report is a declassified, redacted version of the Final Report. The Final Report was classified Top Secret when issued on January 3, 1999, and remains so today. Certain source materials included in the Final Report were submitted to the Executive branch during the period August?December 1998 for declassification review in order to facilitate the production of a declassified report. The Select Committee sought declassification review of the ent...

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Volume I : Contents

By: Federal Depository Library

Government Printing Office publication for the Federal Depository Library:

Descriptions: This document contains information regarding the PRC acquisition of U.S. technology.

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Department of the Treasury

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Location Position Title Name of Incumbent Type of Appt. Pay Plan Level, Grade, or Pay Tenure Expires OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY Washington, D.C. ... Secretary ... John W. Snow ... PAS EX I ... Do ... Executive Assistant ... Deborah K. Grubbs ... SC GS 15 ... Do ... Deputy Secretary of the Treasury ... Samuel W. Bodman ... PAS EX II ... Do ... Chief of Staff ... Christopher A. Smith ... NA ES ... Do ... Deputy Chief of Staff ... Jeffrey F. Kupfer ... NA ES ... Do .....

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South Korea-U.S. Economic Relations: Cooperation, Friction, And Fu...

By: Mark E. Manyin

Excerpt: The United States and South Korea (known formally as the Republic of Korea, or ROK) have been allies since the United States intervened in 1950 and fought the Korean War to prevent a North Korean invasion from taking over South Korea. Over 33,000 U.S. troops were killed and over 100,000 were wounded during the three-year conflict. In 1954, a year after the parties to the conflict signed an armistice agreement, the United States and South Korea signed a Mutual De...

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Sensitive but Unclassified and Other Federal Security Controls on ...

By: Genevieve J. Knezo

Excerpt: This report (1) summarizes provisions of several laws and regulations, including the Patent Law, the Atomic Energy Act, International Traffic in Arms Control regulations, the USA Patriot Act (P.L. 107-56), the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-188), and the Homeland Security Act (P.L. 107-296), that permit the federal government to restrict disclosure of scientific and technical information that could harm na...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Public Safety...

By: Linda K. Moore

Summary: Since September 11, 2001, the effectiveness of America’s communications capabilities in support of the information needs of first responders and other public safety workers has been a matter of concern to Congress. The National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-458) included sections that responded to recommendations made by the 9/ll Commission, in its report of July 2004, and by others in recent years, regarding public safety communications. The act req...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Sensitive but...

By: Genevieve J. Knezo

Summary: The U.S. Government has always protected scientific and technical information that might compromise national security. Since the 2001 terrorist attacks, controls have been widened on access to information and scientific components that could threaten national security. The policy challenge is to balance science and security without compromising national security, scientific progress, and constitutional and statutory protections. This report summarizes (1) provis...

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2003 Report to Congress on China's Wto Compliance

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Executive Summary: Much has changed in the U.S.-China economic and trade relationship since China began negotiations to join the predecessor to the WTO, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 17 years ago. In 1986, total U.S.-China trade was only $7.9 billion, and imports from China outpaced U.S. exports to China by $1.7 billion. In contrast, in 2003, total U.S.-China trade is projected to top $170 billion, with imports from China exceeding U.S. exports to Ch...

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2003 Report to Congress on China's Wto Compliance

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Executive Summary: Much has changed in the U.S.-China economic and trade relationship since China began negotiations to join the predecessor to the WTO, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 17 years ago. In 1986, total U.S.-China trade was only $7.9 billion, and imports from China outpaced U.S. exports to China by $1.7 billion. In contrast, in 2003, total U.S.-China trade is projected to top $170 billion, with imports from China exceeding U.S. exports to Ch...

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China's Trade with the United States and the World

By: Dick K. Nanto

Summary: As imports from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) have surged in recent years, posing a threat to some U.S. industries and manufacturing employment, Congress has begun to focus on not only access to the Chinese market and intellectual property rights (IPO) protection, but also the mounting U.S. trade deficit with China as well as allegations that China is selling its products on the international market at below cost (dumping), engaging in “currency manipulat...

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Web-Based Instruction and Learning: Responding to K-14 Customer Ne...

Preface: The September Learning Technologies Conference focused on how effectively the Aeronautics Cooperative Agreement projects are meeting their K-14 customers? needs. The areas identified for project presentations and discussion during the break-out sessions were derived from the Analysis and Needs Assessment conducted by The Pennsylvania State University and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) as part of the DFRC?s Learning Technologies Project. As in the Marc...

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Web-Based Instruction and Learning: Responding to K-14 Customer Ne...

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2002 Commercial Space Transportation Forecasts May 2002

By: Phil Smith

Excerpt: Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST) licenses and regulates U.S. commercial space launch activity as authorized by Executive Order 12465, Commercial Expendable Launch Vehicle Activities, and the Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984, as amended. AST?s mission is to license and regulate commercial launch operations to ensure public health and safety and the safety of property, and to protect national security and foreign policy inte...

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