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  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226

Download Audio | View Photos       Date: Friday, January 15, 12:00 pm Location: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226 Follow: @NetCaucusAC | #ConsumerSpeech Online review sites have enabled millions of consumers to share feedback about products and businesses — even the federal government has begun to encourage the public to review its services…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Rayburn HOB Room 2226

On Tuesday the D.C. Circuit Court issued its ruling on the the FCC’s Open Internet rules. Many refer to these rules as Net Neutrality rules and they were adopted by a divided Federal Communications Commission in 2010 under its previous Chairman. Watch C-SPAN Video Here. This court decision presents significant challenges for the new FCC…

  • 11:30 AM
  • 500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Yes, we heard you groan. This question has been asked for a long, long time – but perhaps because it remains an important question. There is concern that Congress and regulators will continue to extend legacy rules to Internet services in piecemeal fashion (e.g. applying closed captioning rules to Internet video). With more legacy telecom…

  • 02:00 PM
  • Hyatt Regency 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW. Washington, D.C. 20001

Many years ago Congress codified our right to resell our books, our video game cartridges, our music CDs, basically our tangible stuff. It is called the First Sale Doctrine. However, the Supreme Court may soon decide whether medical student — Supap Kirtsaeg — violated copyright law by reselling medical textbooks over the Internet. Stephen Colbert…

  • 11:30 AM

Listen to Audio Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Yes, we heard you groan. This question has been asked for a long, long time – but perhaps because it remains an important question. There is concern that Congress and regulators will continue to extend legacy rules to Internet services in…