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Update About FCC Hearing on Broadband Network Management Practices to Be Hosted by Stanford Law School's Center for Internet & Society

Update About FCC Hearing on Broadband Network Management Practices to Be Hosted by Stanford Law School's Center for Internet &am

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the names of panelists scheduled to testify at a public hearing hosted by Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet & Society on broadband network management practices and Internet-related issues Thursday, April 17, 2008 starting at 12 noon (Pacific).

The Commission will hear testimony both from expert panelists, and members of the audience who will be permitted to speak directly to the commissioners during the public comment session.

Speakers from Stanford Law School include: Lawrence Lessig, founder of the Center for Internet and Society (CIS) and C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law; and Barbara van Schewick, co-director of CIS and assistant professor of law.

The hearing will be held on the Stanford campus at Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. Seating is first-come, first-served, and open to the public. Doors will open at approximately 10 a.m. (Pacific). Free parking (Galvez Field), bus shuttles, and Wi-Fi will be available.

Hearing agenda and list of witnesses:

(All Pacific Time)

12:00 p.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks: Stanford Law School Dean Larry Kramer

12:45 p.m. Panel Discussion 1 - Network Management and Consumer

Expectations

Introduction: Professor Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School

- Rick Carnes, president, Songwriters Guild of America;

- Michele Combs, Christian Coalition of America;

- George Ou, independent consultant and former network engineer;

- Jon Peha, associate director of the Center for Wireless and Broadband Networking; professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University;

- Jean Prewitt, president and chief executive officer, Independent Film & Television Alliance

- James P. Steyer, chief executive officer and founder, Common Sense Media

- Robb Topolski, Software Quality Engineer

2:15 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 2 - Consumer Access to Emerging Internet Technologies and Applications

Introduction: Assistant Professor Barbara van Schewick, Stanford Law School

- Jason Devitt, chief executive officer, SkyDeck;

- Harold Feld, senior vice president, Media Access Project

- George S. Ford, chief economist Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

- Brett Glass, chief executive officer, Lariat.net

- Blake Krikorian, chief executive officer, Sling Media

- Jon Peterson, co-director, Real-Time Applications and Infrastructure (RAI), Internet Engineering Task Force

- Gregory L. Rosston, deputy director, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

- Ben Scott, policy director, Free Press

4:30 p.m. Public Comment Period

6:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

7:00 p.m. Adjournment

A live audio cast of the hearing will be available to the public on the FCC's website at: http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio/. You may also go to "FCC Meetings" from the homepage and then click on FCC Audio/Video events to access the audio cast.

In addition to the FCC's audio cast, a live web cast of the event will be accessible on Von TV's web site. You may access the live web cast at: http://www.vontv.net/events/080417/

The live web cast is being sponsored by TV Worldwide.com: http://www.tvworldwide.com/

Additional details about the hearing may be posted at the Center for Internet & Society: http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu.

This will be the FCC’s second hearing on broadband network management and follows a February 25, 2008 hearing at Harvard University. For contextual information about the first hearing, please see: http://www.fcc.gov/headlines.html and go to headline: “FCC En Banc Hearing on Broadband Network Management Practices, Cambridge, Massachusetts.”

The public may file comments or other documents with the Commission and should reference docket numbers 07-52 when filing by paper. To file electronically, go to http://gullfoss2.fcc.gov/prod/ecfs/upload_v2.cgi and enter proceeding number 07-52. Filing instructions are provided at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/ecfs/

Sign language interpreters and open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request to the FCC’s Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau.

Note to Editors:

Free parking is available in the Galvez Field at Galvez & Campus Drive East. From there take a free Marguerite Shuttle to Dinkelspiel Auditorium. (Directional signs will be posted.)

See our announcement in the Stanford Law School news center (www.law.stanford.edu/news), which includes a PDF parking map for this event. Additional campus directions & maps: http://www.stanford.edu/home/visitors/maps/

Instructions for free, secure Wi-Fi access will be made available in the auditorium. Generators will supply electrical power for laptops.

Press should contact Judith Romero for entry /seating questions. TV crews should call about truck set up outside the event.

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