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    Federal Health Care Law

    Panelists talked about the Supreme Court cases that challenged the legality of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. The last four minutes of the event were cut off for live…

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    Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the Supreme Court and the law. In her remarks she said she thought the court would address the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and…

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    Future of Wireless and Broadband Policy

    Charles Ergen talked about his career and the future of broadband with Phil Weiser. Mr. Ergen, a former professional blackjack player, started EchoStar Communications in 1982 by…

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    Technology and Innovation Policy

    Phil Wiser spoke about technology, innovation, and business entrepreneurship. He also spoke about his career in government service and ways policy makers can encourage innovation.

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    Reforming the Federal Communications Commission

    After introductory remarks, Gigi Sohn moderated a panel discussion of the future of the Federal Communications Commission. Topics included how the FCC can do better job in the future…

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    Reforming the Federal Communications Commission

    Former FCC chairs Reed Hundt and William Kennard discussed the future of the commission under President-Elect Obama’s new administration. Moderator Gigi Kohn listed ideas…

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    Historical Perspectives on the Federal Communications Commission

    Phil Weiser moderated a panel discussion, titled “The Past as Prologue: Lessons From History on the Road to Reform,” on how well the Federal Communications Commission has…

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    Infrastructure Investment

    Brookings Institution - Opening Remarks

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    Broadcast Spectrum Competition

    A hearing was held on public safety and competition issues related to the auction of the 700 MHz band of the broadcast spectrum freed up by the conversion to digital television.

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    Future of Telecommunication Deregulation

    Experts talked about two alternative visions for the future of U.S. telecommunications deregulation, including suggested key legislative and regulatory changes for improving the economic…

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    Mergers in the Telecommunications Industry

    Members of the House Energy and Commerce committee heard testimony on the state of the telecommunications industry, recent and proposed mergers by communications companies, federal…

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