Posts Tagged ‘Personal Democracy Forum’

Baby’s Got Back, but Does America Got Net?

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality July 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2010 – The Open Internet Coalition is trying to bolster its cause with America’s Got Net, a user-generated video contest open to small businesses, non-profits and individuals to create short videos to tell policymakers in Washington what the future of the “open internet” means to them.

Citizens Must Embrace and Benefit from Technology Revolution, FCC Told

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan August 7th, 2009

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2009 – The technology revolution will fundamentally change and improve the way that citizens and government interact, but that change must embrace everyone to accomplish its goals, public officials and policy experts agreed Thursday.

Week's Links: Julius Genachowski Takes Reins at FCC

Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Premium Content July 6th, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2009 – In a speech on Tuesday to staff at the Federal Communications Commission, new Chairman Julius Genachowski said that “if we…harness the power of communications to confront…challenges” such as the economy, education, health care, and energy, “we will…make a real positive difference in the lives of our children and future generations.”

Free Press, Google and Others Form Pro-Broadband Initiative

Broadband's Impact June 24th, 2008

NEW YORK, June 24 – A group of non-profits, businesses and other organizations seeking to guide the creation of a national broadband plan on Tuesday announced the formation of a new initiative, “Internet for Everyone,” seeking the highlight the crucial importance of broadband.

Day Two at Personal Democracy Forum: What Happens After 'Reboot'?

Expert Opinion June 24th, 2008

NEW YORK, June 24 – “What happens next?” is the question Andrew Rasiej used to start off the Tuesday morning panel discussion at the Personal Democracy Forum here.

Introducing Drew Bennett, Special Correspondent for

Expert Opinion June 22nd, 2008

Drew Bennett, a recent master’s student graduate of Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, will be blogging and reporting from the Personal Democracy Forum in New York City for

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