Thursday, September 17, 2009

F.C.C. Chairman to Outline Net Neutrality Goals

On Monday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will discuss Net Neutrality principles in an address to the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. Genachowski is expected to back President Obama's campaign promise to ensure Net Neutrality principles.

At the event, Darrell West, Brookings vice president and director of Governance Studies will discuss his new study on what consumers in four countries, including the United States, want from mobile communications.

Additional speakers on the program include Ben Scott, Policy Director of Free Press; Josh Silverman, CEO of Skype Technologies; and David E. Young, Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs for Verizon Communications.