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A Preview of the FCC's July Open Meeting: Taking the "E" Out of EBS and TV

Perhaps the biggest news of the week was the agenda for the Federal Communications Commission's July 10 Open Meeting, which FCC Chairman Ajit Pai laid out in a blog post o

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

Sen Kennedy: Litigation Looms Over Pai's 5G Airwaves Choice

Sen John Neely Kennedy (R-LA), the top Senate appropriator overseeing Federal Communications Commission funding, will bring in FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for a hearing Oct 17 to grill him about whether the agency will run its own, likely slower, auctio

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House Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 09:00
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Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee

Senate Committee on Appropriations

Date: 
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:00

Witnesses

 

Panel 1:

The Honorable Ajit Pai

Chairman

Federal Communications Commission

 

Panel 2:

Mr. Tom Schatz

President

Citizens Against Government Waste

 

Mr. David Williams

President

Taxpayers Protection Alliance



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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Date: 
Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:00 to Wed, 10/16/2019 - 16:00

A multi-sectoral, interdisciplinary approach to understanding the dimensions and determinants of social disparities and their intersections is necessary work towards equity and equality of opportunity in the face of rapid technology innovation changing the future of work. How can the research community of federal and state governments, academia, companies, and other actors take institutional and collective action to identify and address disparities at the intersections that will make interventions most effective?



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Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:00

Witnesses

Steve Huffman
Co-Founder & CEO
Reddit, Inc.

Danielle Keats Citron
Professor of Law
Boston University School of Law

Corynne McSherry
Legal Director
Electronic Frontier Foundation

Hany Farid
Professor
University of California, Berkeley

Katherine Oyama
Global Head of Intellectual Property Policy
Google, Inc.

Gretchen S. Peters
Executive Director
Alliance to Counter Crime Online



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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:00

The agenda for the meeting will include introducing members of the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE), including the Committee Chair and Vice Chair, and establishing working groups that will assist the ACDDE in carrying out its work. This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the ACDDE Chair and the DFO.



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National Collaborative for Digital Equity

Date: 
Mon, 10/28/2019 - 07:45 to Tue, 10/29/2019 - 16:20

Agenda Day One: Economic Inclusion
Monday October 28th

 Goals
 

  • Goals  -  Engage participants in

    -       Developing a statewide network of diverse cross-sector teams in low- and moderate-income NH communities, from banking,  education, philanthropy, housing and workforce development, to identify and address obstacles to economic inclusion in NH.