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Elections Matter: Who’s Who in Telecommunications Policy in the 116th Congress

The 116th Congress is underway. In the background of a partial government shutdown, lawmakers are getting their committee assignments.

The Future Openness of the Internet Should Not Turn on the Decision of a Particular Company

On Tuesday, April 17, the House Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing –  entitled “From

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for April 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the April Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019:

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 10:30 to 12:30

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the April Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019:
5G Incentive Auction Public Notice – The Commission will consider a Public Notice seeking comment on procedures for the incentive auction of Upper Microwave Flexible Use Licenses in the Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz Bands (Auction 103) for Next Generation Wireless Services. (AU Docket 19-59)



The Next Big Thing

The agenda for the Federal Communications Commission's April open meeting:

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Center on Finance, Law, and Policy

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

University of Michigan

Date: 
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:30 to Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:30
Keynote Speakers:
Rich Cordray, founding director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Rohit Chopra, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission


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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.



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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.



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House Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:00