Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

Cox Communications

Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club and credentialed press.

On Monday, Oct. 1, Cox Communications will be holding a press event to make an announcement about the Cox Connect2Compete program. Pat Esser, President of Cox Communications, will be speaking along with Chairman Pai and EveryoneON founder Zach Leverenz.

DETAILS:
Pat Esser, Ajit Pai and Zach Leverenz at the National Press Club
Monday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m. ET
National Press Club, Washington, D.C.



Sponsor: 

Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 

Date: 
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:30 to Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:00

The second Digital Media and Developing Minds national interdisciplinary conference brings together scientists and researchers in the fields of neuroscience, pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, communications, education, public health, epidemiology and others



Sponsor: 

New America

Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00 to 14:00

In an age of livestreamed terrorist attacks and viral misinformation, a new pocket-sized battleground has emerged.

Through the weaponization of social media, the internet has transformed war and politics. Terrorists livestream their attacks, “Twitter wars” produce real world casualties, and viral misinformation alters not just the result of battles, but the very fate of nations.



Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 15:00

This hearing will examine the state of the media marketplace, and look at how innovation and consumer expectations are shaping the new media landscape.



Consumer Groups Want in on Privacy Hearing

Consumer privacy advocates are less than thrilled that Senate Commerce Committee leaders declined to invite them to an upcoming hearing on data privacy.

Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:30

Legislation to be considered:

  • H.R. 6424, 9-1-1 Fee Integrity Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 5700, National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 6003, Anti-Swatting Act of 2018 [PDF]


FCC Announces Agenda for Sept 26, 2018 Open Meeting

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Wednesday, Sept 26, 2018:

Sen Thune eyes 2019 for privacy legislation push

As the Senate Commerce Committee prepares to bring in tech and telecom officials for a hearing on consumer privacy, Chairman John Thune (R-SD) has suggested Congress should legislate.

The Game is Rigged: Congress Invites No Consumer Privacy Advocates to its Consumer Privacy Hearing

The Senate Commerce Committee is getting ready to host a much-anticipated hearing on consumer privacy—and consumer privacy groups don’t get a seat at the table.

Sponsor: 

Consortium for School Networking

Date: 
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 13:00 to 14:00