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  • Global Leadership Summit
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    Global Leadership Summit

    The Meridian International Center hosted a global leadership summit in Washington, DC focusing on technology policy, digital innovation, education initiatives and data privacy. Speakers…

  • Discussion on Government Cybersecurity
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    Cybersecurity Summit

    Government officials and industry leaders spoke at a Cybersecurity Summit hosted by Washington Post Live. Topics included U.S. cybersecurity strategy and infrastructure security, as well as…

  • NSA Surveillance Media Coverage
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    National Security Agency Surveillance Programs

    Washington Post correspondents talked about their contributions to their newspaper’s coverage of National Security Agency’s surveillance programs that collected metadata of Americans' phone records.…

  • Twitter CEO Speaks at ASNE Washington Convention
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    Twitter, Journalism, and Surveillance

    Dick Costolo talked about Twitter, including ways the media can best use the technology as well as future enhancements. When asked about his company’s refusal to take part in the National Security…

  • Federal Communication Commission 2013 Regulatory Agenda
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    Federal Communication Commission 2013 Regulatory Agenda

    Members of the Federal Communication Commission talked about their policy agenda for 2013. Commissioners spoke about the lessons learned during Hurricane Sandy, the commission’s role in consumer protection,…

  • Communicators with Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz
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    Communicators with Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz

    Cecilia Kang and Amy Schatz talked about the future of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) following Senate confirmation of two new members, Jessica Rosenworcel (D) and Ajit Pai (R…

  • After Words with Robert Guest
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    After Words with Robert Guest

    In “Borderless Economics,” Robert Guest argues that cheap travel and internet communication make it easy for immigrants to stay in touch with their home countries. The connection they…

  • Communicators with Sanjiv Ahuja
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    Communicators with Sanjiv Ahuja

    Sanjiv Ahuja talked about the efforts of the company LightSquared to build a $14 billion high-speed wireless network, and also about reports that its network might interfere with global…

  • Communicators with Aneesh Chopra
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    Communicators with Aneesh Chopra

    Aneesh Chopra talked about the merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, the issues of the availability and demand for broadcast spectrum, and President Obama’s goal for expanding broadband in the U.S.

  • After Words with Jane Smiley
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    After Words with Jane Smiley

    In a non-fiction work, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction author tells the tale of the man who changed the world, though few have heard of him. John Atanasoff got an idea one night in the…

  • Communicators with Mignon Clyburn
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    Communicators with Mignon Clyburn

    Commissioner Clyburn spoke about Federal Communications Commission (FCC) operations, as well as the FCC’s work on the National Broadband Plan and the Comcast decision and what it means for efforts on…

  • National Broadband Plan
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    National Broadband Plan

    Cecilia Kang spoke by phone about the Federal Communication Commission’s plan to raise the portion of people with high-speed Internet connections to 90 percent, from the current 65 percent,…

  • Communicators with Tim Sparapani
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    Communicators with Tim Sparapani

    Tim Sparapani talked about Internet privacy issues and censorship and the expansion of Facebook’s operation in Washington, D.C. Cecilia Kang was the guest interviewer. “The Communicators” is…

  • Google Book Search Settlement
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    Google Book Search Settlement

    Cecilia Kang provided a primer on Google’s efforts to digitize books in libraries throughout the world. The Google Book Search project was started in 2004 and within less than a year a class action suit was levied…

  • Communicators with Robert McDowell
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    Communicators with Robert McDowell

    Robert McDowell talked about current topics before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including its efforts on a National Broadband Plan, network management issues (also know as "net neutrality")…

  • Broadband and Mobile Communications
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    Broadband and Mobile Communications

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski talked about where the FCC stands on broadband and the Internet. He focused on ways to keep the Internet free and open, and…

  • Transparency in Government
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    Transparency in Government

    Chief Technology Officer of the United States Aneesh Chopra talked about the role of technology in bringing transparency to the workings of the federal government and other topics such as net neutrality. The…