Upcoming event

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Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights

Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 14:30
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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:00

At this meeting, the Disability Advisory Committee is expected to receive and consider reports and recommendations from its subcommittees.

The DAC may also receive briefings from FCC staff on issues of interest to the Committee and may discuss topics of interest to the committee, including, but not limited to, matters concerning communications transitions, telecommunications relay services, emergency access, and video programming accessibility.

This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the DAC Chair and Designated Federal Officer



Big Tech braces for hostile DC in Sept 5 Hearings

The Facebook/Google/Twitter trio are better prepared for this upcoming round of Congressional testimony on Sept. 5.

FTC Announces Opening Session of Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

The Federal Trade Commission will begin its Hearings Initiative with two full-day sessions, co-sponsored with and held at the Georgetown University Law Center, on Sept 13 and 14, 2018.

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Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:00 to Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:15

The Federal Trade Commission will begin its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century with two full-day sessions, co-sponsored with and held at the Georgetown University Law Center, on September 13 and 14, 2018.



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Senate Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:00

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold an executive session to consider legislative measures and nominations including:

  • Nomination of Kelvin Droegemeier, of Oklahoma, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Nomination of James Morhard, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


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University of California, Santa Cruz Silicon Valley campus

Date: 
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 19:30

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) hosts a cybersecurity roundtable at the University of California, Santa Cruz Silicon Valley campus. Representatives from tech companies including FireEye, ForeScout, Gigamon and Palo Alto Networks will discuss data breaches, the spread of misinformation online, cybersecurity policy and internet privacy. A brief Q&A will follow the event.



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Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition

Date: 
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 09:00 to Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:00

Community leaders, industry powerhouses, and policymakers come together at the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition's Annual Conference to build the future of broadband bit by bit. No other conference includes education, health, industry, and policy sectors uniting to discuss how broadband empowers the entire community. Join us as we dive into the nuts and bolts of E-rate, Rural Health Care, Broadband Infrastructure, and so much more. 



Chairman Pai to attend Portland (ME) Sept fundraising event for Maine Heritage Policy Center

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will deliver the keynote address for the Maine Heritage Policy Center, a conservative research organization, at a fundraising luncheon in September.

Industry Thoughts for FTC

The News Media Alliance, which represents the newspaper industry, laid out a potential antitrust case against its foes, Google and Facebook, in comments filed with the Federal Trade Commission.