FTC to Host Workshop on Broadband Connectivity Competition Policy

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Workshop Status Alert: The workshop will proceed as scheduled. However, if the federal government is closed, the workshop will be postponed. Similarly, if the government is delayed in opening, we will delay the start of the workshop (by the same amount of time). To see the status of the federal government, go to http://www.opm.gov/status/.


The Federal Trade Commission will host a two-day public workshop on “Broadband Connectivity Competition Policy.” The workshop will bring together experts from business, government, and the technology sector, consumer advocates, and academics to explore competition and consumer protection issues relating to broadband Internet access, including so-called “network neutrality.” The workshop is free and open to the public. All attendees will be required to display a current driver's license or other valid form of photo identification. An agenda and a list of the participants can be found at: http://www.ftc.gov/opp/workshops/broadband/agenda.pdf.


February 13 and 14, 2007
9 A.M. to 5 P.M.


FTC Conference Center
601 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.


Office of Public Affairs

This workshop will be Webcast.
To view it, go to www.ftc.gov/ftc/news.htm


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