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February 6, 2004
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Experts to Address Digital
Broadband Migration

Gifford, FCC’s Powell, Prof. Lessig & Microsoft CTO to Speak

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Digital Broadband Migration is causing at least a temporary human migration, as Progress & Freedom Foundation President Raymond L. Gifford, FCC Chairman Michael Powell, Stanford Professor Larry Lessig, Microsoft CTO Craig Mundie, Judge Stephen Williams and other digital-age practitioners and experts convergence Sunday and Monday at the University of Colorado in Boulder, for a conference on - you guessed it - the Digital Broadband Migration.

Sponsored by the University's Silicon Flatirons Telecommunications Program the conference, " The Digital Broadband Migration: Toward A Regulatory Regime for the Internet Age ," will cover broadband policy, digital rights management, and privacy and security policy. The proceedings of the conference will be published in the Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law.

Gifford, who is former chairman of Colorado's Public Utility Commission, will speak following Lessig's introductory speech on an "overview panel" Sunday, February 8, at 11:00 am local time. His fellow panelists will be Terry Bienstock of Comcast, Dale Hatfield of the University of Colorado, Jonathan Nuechterlein of the law firm of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, and Judge Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Powell speaks Sunday at 5:00 pm.

The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public policy. It is a 501(c)(3) research & educational organization.



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