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  • May Provides Network Neutrality Testimony to House Subcommittee
    Last week, Randy May presented testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet. May warned against FCC enforcement of network neutrality principles but, if net neutrality must be addressed by Congress, May stated that any language addressing network neutrality should incorporate an unfair competition standard.
  • Caprio Joins PFF as Executive VP
    Dan Caprio, Chief Privacy Officer and Acting Assistant Secretary for Technology Policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce, will be joining PFF as Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow on April 17th.
  • Gifford Discusses Net Neutrality Mandates at F2C:Freedom to Connect
    On April 4th, PFF President Ray Gifford was a panel speaker at F2C: Freedom to Connect, a two-day telecommunications conference in Silver Spring, Maryland. Gifford's panel, "Search for Common Ground" focused on regulatory issues surrounding "Internet Freedom," including network neutrality.
  • May, Thierer Speakers at Telecom Law Conference
    PFF Fellows Randy May and Adam Thierer were featured panelists at "Bringing America up to Speed: Delivering on Our Broadband Future Without Sacrificing Local Identity," a conference held at Catholic University. Randy May discussed municipal telecommunications services and commercial providers on the panel, "Municipal Networks: A Local Government’s Power to Connect to the Global Marketplace." Thierer shared his views on localism rules in media on the panel, "Localism: Preventing Global Voices from Drowning out Local Concerns."
  • May to Speak at Communication Law and Policy Symposium 
    This Thursday, Randy May, Senior Fellow and Director of Communications Policy Studies, will be speaking at the 2006 Communication Law and Policy Symposium: Toward a New Communication Policy Paradigm. The conference, sponsored by The James H. and Mary B. Quello Center for Telecommunication Management & Law at Michigan State University, will feature discussion on telecommunications regulation and policy. May will be participating in the panel “Designing a Next-Generation Legal and Regulatory Framework.” More information on the full-day conference, to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington D.C., can be found on the Quello Center website.


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