Private sector urges talks with Cuba over Internet use

Representatives of private communication and technology companies recommended in December that the U.S. government “initiate a dialogue with the Cuban government and private sector leaders to share best practices” on use of the Internet. But leaders of the Freedom House and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting sharply disagreed and urged the State Department’s Cuba Internet … Read more

U.S. official threatens to quit Internet task force

Tomás Regalado, director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting, threatened to resign from the Cuba Internet Task Force if members did not agree to reject any deals with the Cuban government. Radio & TV Martí quoted Regalado as saying: My position was very clear. I said that as a member of this commission I asked, … Read more

Internet task force findings due Dec. 6

The State Department plans a public meeting of the Cuba Internet Task Force on Dec. 6 in Washington, D.C. Officials created the task force in January as part of U.S. efforts to “cancel” what President Trump described as “the last administration’s completely one-sided deal with Cuba.” The meeting is set for 3:30 p.m. to 5 … Read more