FCC delving into open internet issues

By on Sep, 15 2014 with Comments 0

FCCTwo panels will be convened by the FCC to discuss internet policy. Both are scheduled for 9/19/14, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Opening remarks are scheduled for 10AM.

The first session details:
“Effective Enforcement of Open Internet Requirements”
10:15-12:30PM
This roundtable will consider ways to enforce effectively the proposed new Open Internet rules, exploring the utility of various current and proposed enforcement tools in the Open Internet context and discussing how to design fair and accessible FCC dispute resolution processes for open Internet concerns.
Panelists:
Rick Chessen, Senior Vice President, Law & Regulatory Policy, NCTA
Steve Coran, FCC Counsel, WISPA
Susan Crawford, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School & Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society
Christine Hines, Consumer and Civil Justice Counsel, Public Citizen
Chris Riley, Senior Policy Engineer, Mozilla
Michal Rosenn, Deputy General Counsel, Kickstarter
Moderators:
Travis LeBlanc, Chief, Enforcement Bureau, FCC
Paula Blizzard, Deputy Bureau Chief, Enforcement Bureau, FCC

Second session details
“Technological Aspects of an Open Internet”
1:45PM-4:30PM
This roundtable will consider the technical aspects of ensuring an Open Internet, including questions of scope, transparency, blocking, mobile networks, and reasonable network management.
Panelists:
Don Bowman, Chief Technology Officer, Sandvine
Al Jette, Head of North American Industry Environment, Nokia Networks
Jim Kurose, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Klara Nahrstedt, Ralph and Catherine Fisher Professor, Department of Computer Science, University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Andrew Pile, Chief Technology Officer, Vimeo
Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Vice President, Product Management, Juniper Networks
Stephen Wolff, Interim Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Internet2
Moderators:
Scott Jordan, Chief Technology Officer, FCC
Henning Schulzrinne, Technology Advisor and former Chief Technology Officer, FCC

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