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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

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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Date: 
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board will conduct a public forum to examine the USA FREEDOM Act and the government’s call detail records (CDR) program under that law. During the forum, Board Members will hear a range of expert views on the USA FREEDOM Act—from its history and implementation, to present challenges and the path ahead.

The Board will hear from these experts:



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New America

Date: 
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 11:45 to 13:00

“There is an epidemic sweeping the world,” the Nigerian Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said. “It is the epidemic of fake news. Mixed with hate speech, it is a disaster waiting to happen.”

Some argue that the disaster has already happened. But who should decide whether content should be removed from platforms, or which users should be kicked off?



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Common Sense Media

Date: 
Wed, 05/29/2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

Agenda

Doors open at 8:30 am

9:00 a.m. Welcome

James P. Steyer, Common Sense

 

9:10-10:00 a.m. Where Do We Start?

Tristan Harris, Center for Humane Technology

Ellen Pao, Project Include

 

10:00-10:50 a.m. Putting the Equity in Tech

Maria Alvarez, Common Sense

Kim-Mai Cutler, Initialized Capital

Michelle Hyman, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Shireen Santosham, City of San Jose

Rachael Myrow, KQED

 



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Technology Policy Institute

Date: 
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 12:00 to 14:00
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New America

Date: 
Mon, 06/03/2019 - 12:00 to 14:00

Lost amidst the hype around super-fast 5th Generation (5G) mobile networks is the reality that the next generation of Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 6) is ready now. Wi-Fi 6 is capable of providing gigabit-fast 5G capabilities to consumers and businesses in cities, suburbs, and rural areas far sooner and more affordably than cellular networks. What’s missing is access to the wide channels of public airwaves that the Federal Communications Commission has proposed to open for shared, unlicensed use, from 5.9 to 7.2 GHz.



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House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:00
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Communications Division

California Public Utilities Commission

Date: 
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:00 to 16:45

The communications market is changing rapidly - what began as a statewide, copper-based telephone network of franchise monopoly local exchange companies has evolved into a diverse, multi-provider and multi-technology broadband network that relies on copper, fiber optic, wireless, and satellite infrastructure.

Why Attend This En Banc?

Hear from stakeholders in business, education, government, and non-profit sectors examining questions on issues such as:



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Senate Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:00

Witnesses

  1. Professor Avi Goldfarb
    Ellison Professor of Marketing
    Rotman School of Management

    University of Toronto

    Toronto, Canada

  2. Dr. Fiona M. Scott Morton, Ph.D.

    Theodore Nierenberg Professor Of Economics

    Yale School of Management

    New Haven , CT

  3. Mr. Brian O'Kelley

    Founder And Former CEO

    AppNexus Inc.

    New York , NY

  4. Dr. Johnny Ryan, Ph.D.

    Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer

    Brave

    San Francisco , CA