Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Date/Location Details: 

The Phoenix Center

Date: 
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:30 to 12:00

8:30 – 9:00: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome Remarks and Introduction

  • Lawrence J. Spiwak, President, The Phoenix Center

9:15 – 10:15: Panel Discussion – Is Schumpeterian “Creative Destruction” Still Possible in Today’s Regulatory Environment?

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Center for Democracy & Technology and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) 

Date: 
Tue, 11/28/2017 - 09:30 to 11:00

On November 29, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Carpenter v. U.S., one of the most important technology policy cases pending at the Court this year. The Justices are expected to decide whether the Fourth Amendment permits the compelled, warrantless disclosure of increasingly precise and revealing stored cell phone location information.



The backlash is building over the plan to gut net neutrality

The Republican-helmed Federal Communications Commission is expected to pull the plug on net neutrality rules — but tech companies, entrepreneurs and other concerned users are vowing to not go down without a fight. Engine, a nonprofit group represe

Why the Courts Will Have to Save Net Neutrality

[Commentary] Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai faces a serious legal problem.

The US net neutrality fight affects the whole world

[Commentary] The United States is a nation quarreling with itself right now.

How two decisions in Washington could turn AT&T into a uniquely powerful company

The future of AT&T could be shaped by two big decisions in Washington, with the Justice Department suing the company to block its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner and the Federal Communications Commission announcing a plan to roll back net

The proposal to do away with net neutrality is worse than you think

[Commentary] In doing away with the 2015 rules that prohibit broadband providers from discriminating against or favoring certain content, applications and services (that is, no blocking, no throttling, no fast lanes and a general rule against disc

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December 2017 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the December Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 14, 2017.

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A legal and policy analysis of the Federal Communications Commission net neutrality draft order circulated in the "Restoring Internet Freedom" proceeding

Date: 
Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:30 to 15:30

This briefing will provide an opportunity for individuals to learn more about the draft order, its legal underpinnings, and the ways it will likely harm consumers and the free market. The hill briefing is open to the public.

Moderator: Chris Lewis, Vice President, Public Knowledge

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the December Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 14, 2017: