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Utah’s Broadband Tech Summit to Convene in Gigabit City of Provo

Broadband's Impact October 6th, 2015

PROVO, Utah, October 6, 2015 – One of the highest-bandwidth cities in the country will next week host the Utah Broadband Tech Summit here on Wednesday, October 14.

The event, sponsored by the Utah Broadband Outreach Center, will bring national experts from Washington together with practitioners of Gigabit Networks throughout the state

“The Utah Broadband Tech Summit is an annual event focusing on how providers and communities can work together to meet increasing infrastructure demands,” said Kelleigh Cole, director of the Utah Broadband Outreach Center. “As network usage increases and devices become smarter, preparing for these advancements will give communities, businesses and individuals a competitive advantage.”

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Washington Telecom Insiders Focusing on New ‘Broadband Moment’ Through Significant Policy Tweaks

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA June 8th, 2015

June 8, 2015 – Some are calling it a second “broadband moment.” More than six years after  the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was responsible for more than $7 billion in federal funds being spent on broadband infrastructure, internet adoption and telecommunications mapping, there’s a new level of interest in re-vising the National Broadband Plan, […]

‘On the Internet, No One Knows You’re a Child’: The Short Life of Aaron Swartz, at Sundance

Broadband's Impact, Copyright, Net Neutrality, People, The Innovation Economy, Transparency January 23rd, 2014

PARK CITY, Utah, January 23, 2014 – On the internet, no one knows you’re a child.

That, at least, was the message I took from watching the film about the life of Aaron Swartz. The film, “The Internet’s Own Boy,” premiered this week here at the Sundance Film Festival, during which it received a sustained standing ovation.

The documentary is a biography of, and tribute to, the all-too-short life of Swartz, who died a year ago this month, at age 26.

Swartz had been under intense pressure from the federal prosecutors in Massachusetts. Criminal charges filed against him, if proven, could have imprisoned him for 35 years. Those charges stemmed from Swartz’s having downloaded millions of articles from JSTOR, a digital library of academic journals, onto a computer at the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While it is unclear what Swartz intended to do with the articles, it seems implausible that he would have republished them in an act of copyright infringement.

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Drew Clark to Lead Discussion at Broadband Communities Conference in Chicago on Role of Fiber Networks in Economic Growth

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, Events, Fiber, The Innovation Economy October 28th, 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013 – Drew Clark, Chairman and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com, will lead a panel discussion at the Broadband Communities Conference next week on the role of fiber developments in fostering economic growth. The Economic Development Conference Series will be held in Tinley Park, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago) from Tuesday, November 5, through […]

Intellectual Property Breakfast Club Considered Issue of Tackling Intermediaries

Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Trademarks October 14th, 2010

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com on Wednesday released the video, for free, of the October Intellectual Property Breakfast Club event on the issue of “Finding Solutions to the Problem of Copyright Infringement.”

BroadbandBreakfast.com Launches Free Monthly Intellectual Property Breakfast Club for 2010-2011

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks September 8th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2010 – The internet and intellectual property news service BroadbandBreakfast.com is offering free tickets to the first event in its Fall Intellectual Property Breakfast Club series, “Will the Obama Administration’s IP Czar Crush Internet Piracy?”

The event, on Tuesday, September 14, will feature top officials from the Entertainment Software Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Public Knowledge and the Future of Music Coalition. Register for Free.

Tech and Content Industry Still at Loggerheads Over Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Deal

Copyright, Intellectual Property, International, Transparency July 13th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – Major U.S. technology companies are worrying over an international trade agreement currently under negotiations because they see it as putting them on shaky legal ground.

At the third Intellectual Property Breakfast Club held by BroadbandBreakfast.com, panelists argued over the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and its potential impact on the technology industry.

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Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property May 10th, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com is offering FREE tickets to the first event in our Intellectual Property Breakfast Club series “The Google Book Search Case and E-Book Licensing.”

NBC-Universal President Compares Copyright Filtering to Anti-Virus Protections

Copyright, National Broadband Plan February 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON, February 18, 2010 – NBC-Universal Vice President Richard Cotton on Wednesday called upon internet service providers to be permitted to filter content over their pipes for copyright violations, and compared copyright filtering to filtering for computer viruses.

Cotton’s statement was part of a briefing outlining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s top 2010 intellectual property priorities.

BroadbandBreakfast.com Releases Free Webcast on ‘Net Neutrality, Copyright Protection and the National Broadband Plan’

Broadband TV, Copyright, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality January 27th, 2010

WASHINGTON, January 27, 2010 – Broadband Census News LLC on Wednesday released, for FREE, the full-length video of the BroadbandBreakfast.com event on January 19, 2010: The Town Hall Webcast on the topic of “Net Neutrality, Copyright Protection and the National Broadband Plan.”

The event, moderated by Kim Hart of The Hill and Drew Clark of BroadbandBreakfast.com, begins with an introductory welcome by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski, and is followed by two panels, the first focused on technolgy, and the second focused on policy.

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