The National Information Infrastructure (NII)

The National Information Infrastructure (NII) is the ambiguous plans of the Clinton and Gore administration to create a national communication environment. The promise of the NII is to create an infrastructure offering advanced information services to all Americans, not only to research and educational institutions. The infrastructure is going to be offered to professionals, as a tool to their working tasks, and to all ordinary American citizens. The Americans shall benefit from the services by being able to get access to information databases, libraries, health care services, entertainment, and educational training.

The White House established the Information Infrastructure Task Force (IITF) to carry out the vision of the NII. Three committees of the IITF have been established: