Upcoming event

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Brookings Institution

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Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:00 to 10:00

The flow of data across the Atlantic continues to be at the center of economic, political, and diplomatic conversation between the United States and European Union. The U.S. recently adopted the CLOUD Act, which provides cross-border access to electronic evidence and allows international agreements governing such access. The EU is considering its negotiating position for such an agreement.



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Digital Policy Institute

Date: 
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:00 to 15:00

With each new data breach scandal and related increases in identify theft and online fraud, calls from both sides of the aisle grow louder for laws and regulations to protect consumers. But, often missing from these policy debates is agreement on what the details of such legislation and regulation should look like.



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House Judiciary Committee

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:00

 

Witnesses

Ms. Monika Bickert Head of Global Policy Management Facebook    
Ms. Juniper Downs Global Head of Public Policy and Government Relations YouTube    
Mr. Nick Pickles Senior Strategist, Public Policy Twitter


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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 09:00

The workshop will include an introduction about the mission and work of the Federal Communications Commission and a presentation on the process for challenging areas initially deemed ineligible for universal service funding in the Mobility Fund Phase II (MF-II) reverse auction. There will also be presentations on other FCC proceedings and programs of Tribal interest, including overviews of the Universal Service Fund, the Tribal Radio Priority, and the Tribal Engagement Obligation.



FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for August 2018 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the August Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 2, 2018:

The Perilous Future of Internet Access for Students of Color

As teachers increasingly integrate internet-based programs into both lesson plans and homework, the internet has become an essential tool for students.

House Commerce Committee to Mark Up Broadband Bills

The full House Commerce Committee has scheduled a markup for more than a dozen bills July 12, including two broadband-related bills -- H.R.

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House Commerce Committee

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Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:00
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Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:00

A status update on broadband infrastructure solutions as well as the progress being made by the administration and the private sector.



United Church of Christ to Honor Brunner, Sohn at Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture

Two longtime advocates instrumental in shaping the media justice field will be honored October 11, 2018 at the 36th Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture in Washington DC.