Feb
23
2015

Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee

10:00 am – 4:00 pm EST
FCC Headquarters, Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC

The DSTAC is a federal advisory committee that will "identify, report, and recommend performance objectives, technical capabilities, and technical standards of a not unduly burdensome, uniform, and technology- and platform-neutral software-based downloadable security system" to promote the competitive availability of navigation devices (e.g., set-top boxes and television sets) in furtherance of Section 629 of the Communications Act.

At this meeting, the Committee discussed (i) the scope of the report that it will deliver to the Commission, (ii) the ultimate goals of interested parties with respect to navigation device conditional access and content security, (iii) recommended working groups and the tasks for which they will be responsible, and (iv) other topics related to the DSTAC's work.

Agenda

10:00 AM Opening remarks, administrative issues, and overview of goals
10:30 AM Discussion of the scope of the report
12:00 AM Lunch
1:00 PM Discussion of the ultimate goals of interested parties with respect to navigation device conditional access and content security
2:00 PM Break
2:10 PM Description of Working Group tasks and editorial team duties
3:00 PM Break
3:10 PM Scheduling of future committee and working group meetings
3:45 PM Comments from the public
4:00 PM Meeting adjourned

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