Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

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Disability Advisory Committee

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 09:00

At this meeting, the Federal Communications Commission's Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) is expected to discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Committee and its members; issues that the Committee will address; meeting schedules; and any other topics relevant to the DAC’s work.



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United States Patent and Trademark Office and National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

Date: 
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

The Department of Commerce’s internet Policy Task Force (Task Force) will hold a conference to discuss current initiatives and technologies used to develop a more robust and collaborative digital marketplace for copyrighted works. The Task Force is organizing this meeting to build on the work of the prior meetings and continue to facilitate constructive, cross-industry dialogue about ways to promote a robust and collaborative online marketplace for copyrighted works.



A Better Way to Break Up Big Tech

Regulating big tech is quickly becoming a central theme of the 2020 presidential race. But many of the tech-industry insiders I spoke with, including some who agree with Sen Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) that the big companies are too powerful, cautione

House Science Committee Leaders Seek FCC Delay in 5G Spectrum Auction

House Science Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) asked the Federal Communications Commission to delay a radio frequency spectrum auction for next-generation 5G wireless communications, which is

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Brookings

Date: 
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

In an era where data sharing is endemic to every aspect of the digital economy, the spotlight on consumer privacy in America is now brighter than ever. Moreover, rapidly emerging technologies like machine-learning algorithms are also altering how information is processed, used, and stored, bringing another layer to the privacy debate. How is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) adapting their policies and programs to these online behavioral changes? How is the FTC working to protect and prevent deceptive practices, while still harnessing the power of digital technologies? Where does the U.S.



T-Mobile's Legere: No Huawei Tech Going in 5G Net, Period

T-Mobile CEO John Legere told the House Judiciary Committee that his network does not now include technology from Chinese Telecom Huawei, that a new T-Mobile-Sprint 5G network would not contain such tech, and that he would even help others try to

For tech, antitrust is a fatal distraction

When leaders in Silicon Valley assess the new antitrust fever among candidates and policymakers, the prospect of corporate breakups isn't their biggest worry.

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House Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:00

FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Friday, March 15, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Friday, March 15, 2019:

Chairman Pai Remarks at FCC Symposium on Media Diversity

I moved quickly to re-charter the Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment, which had gone dormant.