Saturday, December 19, 2009

[Notice] FCC Announces Next Round Of Public Workshops For Open Internet Proceeding

The FCC today announced the dates, times, and locations of the January public workshops for the FCC's open Internet proceeding. These workshops will explore the impact of the Internet's openness on consumers, innovation, and investment.

The next public workshop will occur on Jan. 13, 2010 at 5 p.m. at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Mass. and will address innovation, investment, and the open Internet. It will be followed by a workshop on consumers, transparency, and the open Internet on Jan. 19, 2010 starting at 1 p.m. in the Commission meeting room. The dates, locations, and topics for additional spring workshops for the open Internet proceeding will be announced in early 2010.

Agendas for the Jan. 13 and Jan. 19 workshops will be made available in early January. All workshops will be open to the public; however, admittance will be limited to the seating available. Audio/video coverage of the workshops will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Web on www.OpenInternet.gov .

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please include a description of the accommodation you will need. Individuals making such requests must include their contact information should FCC staff need to contact them for more information. Requests should be made as early as possible. Please send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau: 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

For additional information about the workshops, please visit www.OpenInternet.gov .

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

December 17, 2009 Mark Wigfield, (202) 418-0253

Email: mark.wigfield@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES NEXT ROUND OF PUBLIC WORKSHOPS FOR OPEN INTERNET
PROCEEDING. News Release. News Media Contact: Mark Wigfield at (202)
418-0253, email: Mark.Wigfield@fcc.gov WCB
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/ edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC- 295283A1.doc
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/ edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC- 295283A1.pdf
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/ edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC- 295283A1.txt

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