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Event Video Now Available: The FCC’s Privacy Proposal: Help or Hindrance?

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Video of the April 11 event, “The FCC’s Privacy Proposal: Help or Hindrance?” is now available on the TPI website.

Speakers at the event discussed the FCC’s proposal to regulate the use of data collected by internet service providers, including:  comparisons with the Federal Trade Commission approach; the need for economic and cost-benefit analysis; whether the proposal matches consumer expectations regarding privacy and data collection; and the effectiveness of translating rules intended for Consumer Propriety Network Information collected by telephone networks to broadband providers.

Panelists for the event were:

Jim Halpert, Partner and Co-Chair, Global Data Protection, Privacy and Security Practice, DLA Piper
Lisa Hone, Associate Bureau Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
Jon Nuechterlein, Partner and Co-Leader, Communications Regulatory Practice, Sidley Austin LLP and former General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission
Joshua Wright, Professor of Law and Director of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University and former Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Thomas Lenard (moderator), President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute

The videos from this and past events are also available on the TPI YouTube channel.

The Technology Policy Institute

The Technology Policy Institute is a non-profit research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at http://www.techpolicyinstitute.org/.