DESCRIPTION
Over one million net neutrality comments have been filed with the Federal Communications Commission on the proposal that would allow cable companies to charge content providers extra fees to deliver faster service.

This presentation begins by framing the history of the net neutrality debate. It then explores the current proposed rules and the public response they have generated. Finally, it puts the debate in the larger context of innovation on the internet and explain how you can get involved.

SPEAKER
Michael Weinberg is a Vice President at Public Knowledge, a nonprofit digital advocacy group in Washington, DC.. He oversees PK Thinks, Public Knowledge’s place to explore long term trends and anticipate policy challenges. He is also involved in a wide range of issues, focusing primarily on copyright, issues before the FCC, and emerging technologies such as 3D printing and open source hardware.

Recorded on July 24, 2014