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Aspen Dispatch: Over There, Telecom Markets and Policy Abroad

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 19 - Five nations, three continents, and a host of perspectives on telecom policy converged for the final panel of the 2008 Aspen Summit. Convening for a final engagement on the state of communication technologies markets and policies, lead by US Ambassador David Gross, some of the most prominent communications policy makers from Mexico, Spain, Germany and Japan discussed the way forward for governments seeking to unlock innovation around the world. Keep Reading

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Aspen Dispatch: Next Generation Policy Outlook

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 19 - Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell and a panel of experts from the communications technologies industry addressed crucial issues arising for operators and users of next generation networks today at the Aspen Summit, hosted by the Progress and Freedom Foundation. Keep Reading

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Aspen Dispatch: Inter-Platform Keynotes

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 19 - It's not always cable vs telco at the Aspen Summit, but the two morning keynotes today featured leaders from Cox Communications and Verizon Communications. Both Patrick Esser and Richard Lynch spoke to the theme of the conference, unlocking innovation, and made the case for why each of their companies holds the key. Keep Reading

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Aspen Dispatch: As Advertised?

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 18 - At the 2008 Aspen Summit of the Progress and Freedom Foundation, day one's afternoon panel discussed the privacy and competition concerns that are developing as the online advertising market expands and evolves. Keep Reading

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Aspen Dispatch: Who Wants to Police the Internet?

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 18 - The Monday morning panel at the 2008 Aspen Summit examined the fundamental protections provided to third party internet providers and users and considered recent legal developments that might increase legal exposure to internet service providers and blog administrators. Keep Reading

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How To Unlock Innovation: The Aspen Summit 2008

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 17 - The Progress and Freedom Foundation's 2008 Aspen Summit, Unlocking Innovation, began today with the opening keynote address by John Horrigan of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, who focused his comments on the contribution users can make to technological innovation. Keep Reading

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A First Look at the Democratic Party Platform

WASHINGTON, August 15 - The principle author of the Democratic Party Platform, Karen Kornbluh, and Barack Obama's senior foreign policy adviser, Susan Rice, were on-hand today at the New America Foundation's DC office to discuss the official "Party Platform" policy document released today. Keep Reading

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FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell Addresses Broadband Issues at Heritage Foundation

WASHINGTON, August 12 - At the Heritage Foundation, Republican Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell presented an overview of the FCC's recent work concerning broadband internet services, including network management, cable franchising, spectrum auctions and management, deregulation of broadband services, and the debate over the United States' broadband performance. Keep Reading

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National Tech Policy: Which Way Forward?

NEW YORK, June 24 - The Personal Democracy Forum here featured a panel with some of the leading minds on technology policy. Moderator Andrew Rasiej wanted to know: “What would you do as part of a new administration to impact tech policy" on January 21, 2009? Keep Reading

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Lawrence Lessig: The Declaration For Independence

NEW YORK, June 24 - Stanford law professor Lawrence Lessig presented his 'Declaration For Independence' to the Personal Democracy Forum here today, fingering this problem in the American political system: the perception of a government disproportionately influenced by the stakeholders that fund political campaigns. Keep Reading

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Addressing Anti-Competitive Behavior on the Internet

NEW YORK, June 23 - In an effort to address the anti-competitive behavior that impacts various aspects of the Internet and technologies markets, as well as their vital markets for ideas, the Personal Democracy Forum brought together panelists representing the "little-guy" innovators of the technology industry. Keep Reading

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The Tools for Personal Democracy

NEW YORK, June 23 - The morning speakers and break-out sessions during the first morning at the Personal Democracy Forum here focused on some of the tools and innovations for enhanced democracy, as well as the power of mapping the blogosphere. Keep Reading

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