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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Amy Smorodin
June 201, 2006
(202) 289-8928
   

Book Release: "Net Neutrality or Net Neutering"
PFF Holds Net Neutrality Book Launch, Discussion at the National Press Club

WASHINGTON D.C. - On July 18th, The Progress & Freedom Foundation will host a panel discussion to mark the public release of a new book, " Net Neutrality or Net Neutering: Should Broadband Internet Services be Regulated?" The publication is a compilation of essays by leading experts on telecom policy and research.

The event will feature co-editors of the book Thomas Lenard, PFF Senior Fellow Senior Vice President for Research, and Randy May, former PFF Senior Fellow and current President of the Free State Foundation. "We are pleased to be able to offer this publication at a time when network neutrality mandates continue to be debated in Congress," explains Lenard. "We hope this collection of essays will offer lawmakers and the policy community clear and insightful information on the issue." Information on purchasing " Net Neutrality or Net Neutering" will be made available at the event. The book is also available by the publisher for purchase online.

Discussion panel participants will include select authors of essays contained in the book. Topics to be discussed include telecom reform legislation recently passed by the U.S. House and related Senate legislation. More information on specific panelists will be released in upcoming weeks.

The event will be held on July 18th at the National Press Club from 8:30am - 10:00am. A continental breakfast will be served. The National Press Club is located at 529 14th St., NW in Washington, DC. To ensure a place, those wishing to attend should register online. Questions should be addressed to Eileen Goulding at 202-289-8928 or egoulding@pff.org. Media should direct queries to Amy Smorodin at 202-289-8928 or asmorodin@pff.org.

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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