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ITIF Event: Preserving the Open Internet: Is a Consensus Emerging?

Rough consensus is emerging on many of the issues raised in the FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Preserving the Open Internet, particularly those relating to transparency and disclosure, network management, and the value of helping latency-sensitive applications such as gaming and voice applications such as Skype. A number of key players in the Open Internet – or net neutrality – debate have refined their positions in the last few months, but there is still disagreement about how far these regulations should go into the mobile networking space and their specific details.

Please join us for a round-table discussion among the leading players in the Open Internet debate as we search for consensus on the remaining questions.

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: 1101 K Street Suite 610A Washington, DC 20005
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Moderator

Robert Atkinson (bio)
President, The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Panelists

Richard Bennett (bio)
Research Fellow, The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

C. Lincoln (Link) Hoewing
Assistant Vice President, Internet and Technology Issues, Verizon Communications

Julius Knapp
Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission

Paul Misener
Vice President, Global Public Policy, Amazon.com

Morgan Reed (bio)
Executive Director, The Association for Competitive Technologies

Rick Whitt
Washington Telecom and Media Counsel, Google

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Light refreshments will be provided.

Audio and video from the event will be posted here shortly after the event.

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