Posts Tagged ‘Progress and Freedom Foundation’

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.

Experts Debate Causes, Cures for Cyber Bullying and High Risk Behaviors

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Cybersecurity, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Privacy June 29th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2010 – The best way to avoid cyber bullying is not to be a teenage girl, said an expert on Tuesday at a panel discussion hosted by the Progress and Freedom Foundation. The remarks, made by Michael McKeehan, Verizon’s executive director of internet and technology policy, were in response to a question on “high risk behaviors” that lead children to become targets of online bullies.

Appeals Court Deals Network Neutrality Blow to FCC

FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality April 6th, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2010 – A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission does not have the power to mandate that broadband provider Comcast must give equal treatment to Internet traffic streaming through its networks. Interested parties in the broadband community rushed to express their opinions.

Wireless World Betokens Further Challenges and Opportunities for Broadband

Wireless October 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 19, 2009 – In a year that has been described as transformational and phenomenal for the telecommunications industry, any attempts at regulating the Internet may turn back the good that the industry has enjoyed, and may slow down efforts at innovation, said panelists speaking at a Progress and Freedom Foundation event.

Tech Policy Expert Sees U.S. on Right Path to Broadband Growth

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA July 31st, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2009 – The federal government and broadband grant seekers should be careful as they seek policy to ensure it doesn’t hinder the spreading of high-speed communications system across the nation, a former Commerce Department official and broadband expert said.

Parents and Educators Should Focus on Internet Safety Education, Say Online Experts

Broadband's Impact July 28th, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2009 – Parents and educators need to educate children about online safety issues, rather than censoring content, a panel of think tanks, industry officials, and online safety experts agreed on Monday.

House Whip: Recovery Package Must Not Leave Rural Areas Behind

Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA July 15th, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2009 – Widespread broadband deployment and adoption is essential to economic recovery as well as social justice, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C. said Tuesday morning at the July Breakfast Club.

American Broadband Market Works, Economists Say

Broadband's Impact June 15th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2009 – Reports of the death of American broadband have been greatly exaggerated, said a group of economists Friday at a panel on broadband market competition sponsored by the Progress and Freedom Foundation.

On Cyberbullying, Education and Enforcement Bills Compete for Congressional Action

Broadband's Impact June 12th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2009 – Hill staffers and online safety said Friday that two bills currently before Congress take very different approaches to issues of cyberbullying and online. Speaking at a panel sponsored by the Family Online Safety Institute, CEO Stephen Balkam said that the “key question” of the day was whether or not it is possible to legislate internet safety.

At Monday's Deadline, Industry, Advocacy Groups Weigh In on FCC Broadband Plan

Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA June 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2009 – Industry representatives and advocacy groups of all stripes flooded the Federal Communications Commission’s inbox Monday with a wide-ranging comments array of comments on the scope and direction of the agency’s role in crafting a national broadband plan.

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