Posts Tagged ‘Aspen Summit’

Progress and Freedom Foundation Closes Shop

Media October 4th, 2010

WASHINGTON, October 4, 2010 – The Progress & Freedom Foundation has announced that it’s closing shop after 17 years as a technology policy think tank. It shut down Friday, Oct. 1.

Aspen Review: Questions Posed by the Expanding Participation of a Many-to-Many Age

Expert Opinion August 21st, 2008

August 21 – It’s worthwhile to step back and examine the so-called digital revolution with an eye towards the future of innovation after the Progress and Freedom Foundation’s summit in Aspen, Colorado. What were the essential questions asked by the summit discussants? What are possible answers?

Aspen Dispatch: Over There, Telecom Markets and Policy Abroad

Expert Opinion August 20th, 2008

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.

Aspen Dispatch: Next Generation Policy Outlook

Expert Opinion August 19th, 2008

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.

Aspen Dispatch: Inter-Platform Keynotes

Expert Opinion August 19th, 2008

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.

Aspen Dispatch: US Engagements and Competitiveness in the Global Economy

Expert Opinion August 19th, 2008

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 19 – Day two of the Aspen Summit examines the state of global innovation and economics and the outlook for US performance. Leading global public affairs and trade experts considered the state of the global economy and the health of US competitiveness in the day’s first panel.

Aspen Dispatch: As Advertised?

Expert Opinion August 18th, 2008

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.

Aspen Dispatch: Online Copyright Enforcement, Where Are We Now?

Expert Opinion August 18th, 2008

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 18 – The emerging theme of the first full day at the Aspen Summit is liability: as internet content, applications and monetary streams evolve, does liability over legal issues like defamation, privacy and intellectual property shift?

Aspen Dispatch: Who Wants to Police the Internet?

Expert Opinion August 18th, 2008

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.

How To Unlock Innovation: The Aspen Summit 2008

Expert Opinion August 18th, 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.

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