Keeping the Internet Open: The Legal, Political, and Popular Case for the FCC Net Neutrality Rules

10/25/2017 - 12:00 to 13:30

Keeping the Internet Open: The Legal, Political, and Popular Case for the FCC Net Neutrality Rules Public Knowledge Wed, October 25, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT https://www.eventbrite.com/e/keeping-the-internet-open-the-legal-politic... A conversation with legal experts, consumer advocates, innovators, and business owners about the importance preserving net neutrality. The bipartisan panel will cut through the noise and partisan posturing on this critical issue, focusing instead on the facts. We’ll discuss why the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order has such strong ongoing bipartisan support. We’ll break down the legal analysis that provides the foundation for the current rules. Finally, we’ll answer all the questions you may have on this critical issue for America’s rapidly evolving internet ecosystem. Moderator: Phillip Berenbroick, Public Knowledge Panelists:

  • Chip Pickering, CEO, INCOMPAS
  • Chris Lewis, Vice President, Public Knowledge
  • Jon Sallet, Senior Fellow, Benton Foundation, and Former General Counsel, FCC
  • Lauren Culbertson, Public Policy Manager, Twitter
  • Melanie Wayne, Senior Technology Policy Representative, National Association of Realtors
  • Rachel Wolber, Policy Director, Engine

Lunch will be provided


Russell Senate Office Building
2 Constitution Avenue Northeast Kennedy Caucus Room, SR-325
20002 Washington DC
US