Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Bar Association

Date: 
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 12:00 to 14:15

12:00 – 12:05 p.m.     Welcome and Introductions

12:05 – 1:05 p.m.       Eliminating Access Arbitrage–What’s at Stake and What Should the FCC Do?



Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights

Senate Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 14:30

Witnesses

  1. The Honorable William E. Kovacic

    Global Competition Professor Of Law And Policy

    George Washington University Law School

    Washington , DC

  2. Mr. Geoffrey A. Manne

    President And Founder

    International Center for Law and Economics

    Portland , OR

  3. Professor Abbott (Tad) B. Lipsky

    Adjunct Professor Of Law And Director Of Competition Advocacy

    Global Antitrust Institute at Scalia Law School at George Mason University

    Arlington , VA



The Latest Net Neutrality Head Count in the House

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA) became the latest lawmaker to come out in favor of the discharge petition to bring net neutrality to a vote on to the House floor.

Chairman Pai hopes to find common ground with lawmakers in the new Congress

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai didn’t quite rule out an eventual run for office and said he hopes to find common ground with lawmakers in the new Congress.

Gigi Sohn says Dems will use oversight on net neutrality

Benton Senior Fellow and Public Advocate Gigi Sohn said that the new Democratic-majority House will probe the handling of net neutrality by the Trump administration.  She noted that Democrats are “angry” with the Federal Communications Commission

Trump Inaugural Fund and Super PAC Said to Be Scrutinized for Illegal Foreign Donations

Federal prosecutors are examining whether foreigners illegally funneled donations to President Trump’s inaugural committee and a pro-Trump super PAC in hopes of buying influence over American policy. The inquiry focuses on whether people from Midd

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Rural Wireless Association: T-Mobile lied to the FCC about its 4G coverage

The Rural Wireless Association (RWA) claims T-Mobile lied to the Federal Communications Commission about the extent of its 4G LTE coverage. T-Mobile claimed—under penalty of perjury—to have coverage in areas where it hadn't yet installed 4G equipm

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress

Google’s chief executive, in perhaps the most public display of lawmakers’ unease with his company’s influence, was grilled about everything from search result bias and the data Google collects about its users to plans for a censored service in Ch

Sponsor: 

Cato Institute

Date: 
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:00 to 17:30

Join the Cato Institute—and an array of top experts, technologists, and policymakers—for a probing examination of these issues and many more as we seek to navigate the wilderness.