Items tagged "testimony"

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Meredith Rose to Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee On the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

June 2, 2020 Copyright , Copyright Reform , DMCA , Notice and Takedown , Section 512 , testimony

Public Knowledge Policy Counsel Meredith Rose will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Intellectual Property today at 2:30 p.m. Her testimony in the hearing, “Is the DMCA’s Notice-and-Takedown System Working in the 21st Century?,” will warn Congress not to reduce the debate on Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to “Big Tech” vs “Big Entertainment” — jeopardizing internet users in the process.

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Gene Kimmelman to Testify Before Senate Commerce Committee On Broadband Access During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 13, 2020 Broadband Access , Broadband Deployment , coronavirus , Digital Divide , internet access , internet inequality , testimony

Public Knowledge Senior Advisor Gene Kimmelman will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation today at 10:00 a.m. His testimony in the hearing on “The State of Broadband Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic” will urge Congress to pass a comprehensive legislative package to ensure that broadband is affordable, reliable, and available universally both during and after the pandemic.

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Gene Kimmelman to Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee on Digital Platform Competition

March 9, 2020 Digital Platform Act , digital platforms , Online Platforms , Platform Competition , Platform Regulation , testimony

Public Knowledge Senior Advisor Gene Kimmelman will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights this Tuesday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m. His testimony in the hearing on “Competition in Digital Technology Markets: Examining Self-Preferencing by Digital Platforms” will argue that creating a federal agency, alongside strong antitrust enforcement, to provide oversight of digital platforms will help promote fair market practices among dominant firms like Google and Facebook.

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Harold Feld to Testify Before Senate Commerce Committee On 5G Deployment

January 21, 2020 5G , next-gen wireless , Spectrum , testimony , Wireless , Wireless Deployment , Wireless Infrastructure , wireless network

Public Knowledge Senior Vice President Harold Feld will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday, January 22 at 10:00 a.m. His testimony in the hearing on “The 5G Workforce and Obstacles To Broadband Deployment” will urge Congress to balance the wireless industry’s goals with the public interest to maintain America’s wireless leadership while equally distributing the benefits of 5G to all Americans. 

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Harold Feld to Testify Before House Energy & Commerce Committee On Securing America’s Wireless Future

September 26, 2019 next-gen wireless , testimony , Wireless Deployment , Wireless Infrastructure

Public Knowledge Senior Vice President Harold Feld will testify before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce Friday, September 27 at 9:30 a.m. His testimony in the hearing on “Legislating to Secure America’s Wireless Future” will urge Congress to maintain U.S. leadership in wireless technology by supporting wireless investments through the SHARE Act and […]

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Public Knowledge President to Testify Before House Judiciary Committee on Regulating Digital Platforms

June 10, 2019 Competition , digital platforms , Online Platforms , testimony

Public Knowledge President Gene Kimmelman will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law this Tuesday, June 11 at 2:00 p.m. His testimony in the hearing on “Open Platforms and Market Power, Part 1: The Free and Diverse Press” will argue that it’s time to pair antitrust law with the right regulatory framework to promote competition among digital platforms.

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John Bergmayer to Testify Before House Energy & Commerce Committee On STELAR Reauthorization

June 3, 2019 STELAR , testimony , Video Marketplace

Public Knowledge Senior Counsel John Bergmayer will testify before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce Tuesday, June 4 at 10:30 a.m. His testimony in the hearing on “STELAR Review: Protecting Consumers in an Evolving Media Marketplace” will urge Congress to make STELAR permanent in order to enable rural satellite providers to continue serving their communities.

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