Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in U.S. Broadband Markets

Federal Trade Commission

03/20/2019 - 09:00 to 17:45

9:00-9:15 am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Alden Abbott, General Counsel
Federal Trade Commission

9:15-9:45 am

Technological Developments in Broadband Networking

kc claffy
University of California, San Diego
Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis

9:45-10:15 am

Technological Developments in Broadband Markets

Nick Feamster
Princeton University
Department of Computer Science

10:15-10:30 am

Break

10:30-12:00 pm

Speed Advertising Claims, Substantiation, and Section 5

Participants:

Laura Brett
National Advertising Division, Advertising Self-Regulatory Council

David Clark
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Nick Feamster
Princeton University
Department of Computer Science

Debra J. Ringold
Willamette University
Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Joshua Stager
Open Technology Institute
New America

Moderator: Kristin Williams
Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:00-2:15 pm

 

 

Evolving Markets and Technological Developments: Market Structure

Participants:

John Bergmayer
Public Knowledge

Matthew A. Brill
Latham & Watkins LLP

Tithi Chattopadhyay
Princeton University
Center for Information Technology Policy

kc claffy
University of California, San Diego
Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis

Thomas A. Whitaker
Shentel

 

Moderator: Ruth Yodaiken
Federal Trade Commission, Office of Policy Planning

2:15-2:30 pm

Break

2:30-4:00 pm

 

 

Evolving Markets and Technological Developments: Policy Applications

Participants:

Tejas N. Narechania
University of California, Berkeley
School of Law

Gigi Sohn
Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy

Mitch Stoltz
Electronic Frontier Foundation

Tom Struble
R Street Institute

Berin Szoka 
TechFreedom

Christopher S. Yoo
University of Pennsylvania
Law School

Moderator: Suzanne Munck 
Federal Trade Commission, Office of Policy Planning

4:00-4:15 pm

Break

4:15-5:45 pm

Identifying Efficiencies and Remedying Competitive Harms in Broadband Markets

Participants:

William Blumenthal
Sidley Austin LLP

Michelle P. Connolly
Duke University
Department of Economics

Michael L. Katz
University of California, Berkeley
Haas School of Business

Jonathan B. Sallet
Benton Foundation

Howard Shelanski
Georgetown University Law Center
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

 

Moderators: Suzanne Munck & Katherine Ambrogi
Federal Trade Commission, Office of Policy Planning



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