Net Neutrality, Copyright Protection and the National Broadband Plan
Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
8am -- 11am

Among the topics that will be considered in this two-hour National Town Hall Webcast are:

  • The debate between broadband providers and Internet companies over Net Neutrality, which has recently heated up as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has promised new rules regulating the Internet
  • Copyright industries' concerns on Internet piracy and its drain on their revenue
  • Whether the National Broadband Plan that Genachowski and the FCC is working on is an opportunity to address the concerns of copyright holders
  • What the technology and telecommunications industries think of these efforts

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski will offer video remarks
  • Fernando Laguarda, Vice President, External Affairs and Policy Counselor, Time Warner Cable
  • Jeffrey Lawrence, Director, Global Media and Content Policy, Intel Corporation
  • John Morris, General Counsel, Center for Democracy and Technology
  • Ronald Yokubaitis, Co-CEO, Data Foundry
  • Several other speakers from the content, technology and telecommunications industry have been invited.