Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

How far will the FCC pursue Sinclair Broadcasting’s “misrepresentations” now that President Trump has intervened?

It is heartening to see the Federal Communications Commission’s unanimous decision to designate the $3.9 billion Sinclair Broadcasting acquisition of Tribune Media for administrative review.

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National Hispanic Media Coalition, Free Press, Common Cause

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 10:30 to 11:30
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National Institute of Standards and Technology

Department of Commerce

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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:00 to Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:00

The International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART) is a US government-sponsored conference that brings together government, academia, and industry leaders for the purpose of collaborating on groundbreaking developments and applications of advanced radio technologies. As in previous years, the symposium is co-sponsored by NTIA’s 



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National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

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Tue, 07/24/2018 - 09:00 to 12:00

The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary to assist in developing and maintaining spectrum management policies that enable the United States to maintain or strengthen its global leadership role in the introduction of communications technology, services, and innovation; thus expanding the economy, adding jobs, and increasing international trade, while at the same time providing for the expansion of existing technologies and supporting the country's homeland security, national defense, and other critical needs of government missions.



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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:00
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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee

House Homeland Security Committee

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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:30

The purpose of this hearing is to analyze the state of the federal government’s cybersecurity risk profile. The hearing will use the May 2018 Office of Management and Budget and Department of Homeland Security report entitled “Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan” as a discussion point and guide to understanding enterprise wide cybersecurity risks and how the government is addressing them.



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Subcommittee on Government Operations and Subcommittee on Information Technology

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 14:00
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Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications

Committee on Homeland Security

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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 14:00
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TechFreedom

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:15 to 11:15

October 21 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, which governs the collection and use of information from, or about, children age 13 or under. While Congress has not revisited COPPA, the Federal Trade Commission significantly expanded the scope of the COPPA rule in 2013.



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Brookings

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 14:00 to 15:00

A panel discussion to explore a comprehensive framework for U.S. privacy legislation. The discussion will address both the opportunities and challenges associated with such legislation during a period where big data analytics are fueling the new economy and online consumer data is being manipulated and mined for undemocratic purposes.