Congress has insisted that a national broadband plan specifically address “national purposes” – job creation and economic growth, consumer welfare, civic participation, public safety and homeland security, health care, energy independence and efficiency, and other issues. Read more »
In 2009, Silicon Flatirons co-hosted events, respectively, with Public Knowledge on FCC reform, and ITIF on innovation economics and new models of governance. This conference is a follow-up and confluence of those two topics: Where do we stand on efforts at FCC reform? Read more »
Please join us for a round-table discussion among the leading players in the Open Internet debate.
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. Read more »