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  • Regulating Television Violence
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    Regulating Television Violence

    Panelists spoke about an April 25, 2007 Federal Communications Commission report on “Violent Television Programming and Its Impact on Children,” which recommended that government assume a…

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  • The Future of Media
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    The Future of Media

    Sumner Redstone, founder of Viacom and executive chairman of both Viacom and CBS Corporation, talked about the state of the media industry. Topics included the billions of dollars riding on…

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  • Telecommunications Issues
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    Telecommunications Issues

    Brian Roberts, chief executive officer of Comcast spoke at a CEO Luncheon which focused on the topics of competition and convergence in communications and related legislative reform…

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  • Google Print Debate
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    Google Print Debate

    Ms. Singleton moderated a panel titled “Gutenberg Meets Google: The Debate About Google Print.” Attorneys and experts debated the fact that the Google Print for Libraries project has…

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  • Future of the Radio Marketplace
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    Future of the Radio Marketplace

    Mr. Mays spoke about the future of radio broadcasting. Among the topics he addressed were new radio market development, indecency regulations, public interest mandates, media consolidation,…

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  • Broadcast Indecency
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    Broadcast Indecency

    The Progress and Freedom Foundation held a discussion on whether government should extend broadcast decency rules to other media including cable and satellite. Following their remarks…

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  • Founding Fathers and Cyberspace
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    Founding Fathers and Cyberspace

    Mr. Gifford moderated a panel discussion that related the Founding Fathers to the Internet and other communications developments. Mr. Isaacson spoke about how Benjamin Franklin might feel about the…

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  • How the Internet is Used
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    How the Internet is Used

    The panelists discuss the relationship between the Internet and politics, describing its uses for politicians, reporters, and voters. They analyzed the “powerful” influence of the World…

    43 views
  • Understanding the Digital Economy
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    Understanding the Digital Economy

    Panelists talked about understanding the forces that drive the digital economy at the Progress and Freedom Foundation Annual Forum on Technology Policy.

    36 views
  • Communications Regulatory Issues
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    Communications Regulatory Issues

    Joined by former Commerce Department secretary Daley, telecommunications executives talked about doing business in the current regulatory climate. They also answered audience members'…

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  • Communications Industry Competition
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    Communications Industry Competition

    Experts talked about policy issues, the role of the Federal Communications Commission, and freeing competitive markets vs. entrenching managed competition. They also answered audience…

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  • Future of Telecommunications
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    Future of Telecommunications

    Mr. Gifford interviewed FCC chairman Powell about issues and problems of the communications industry. Topics included regulation vs. deregulation, the FCC’s long-term vision, and the attempt by…

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  • Online Privacy Policies
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    On-line Privacy Policies

    Participants talked to reporters about a new study of on-line privacy policies and practices. Among the issues examined by the study were the amount of personal information collected by…

    21 views
  • Information and Communication Technology
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    Information and Communication Technology

    To open an annual summit that examines the state of the high tech industry, Governor Owens gave welcoming remarks. Mr. Siebel delivered the keynote address on the cyclic nature of the…

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  • Future of Technology
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    Future of Technology

    Mr. McNealy addressed the foundation’s annual summit meeting. He talked about the U.S. economy, government overspending, the global economy, and computer and Internet use in the future. He…

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  • The Technology Economy Downturn
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    The Technology Economy Downturn

    Ms. Fiorina talked about the technology industry in the global economy. Among the issues she addressed were expanding markets for new technology, the importance of education, and…

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  • The Future of Technology
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    The Future of Technology

    Participants talked about politics, information technology, and the impact of declining stock prices on the political clout of the technology industry. Following their remarks they answered…

    20 views
  • The Future of the US Economy
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    The Future of the U.S. Economy

    Professor Jorgenson talked about the next phase for the U.S. economy. He said economists were wrong in predicting that the late 1990s economic boom would continue. The surge was caused by…

    38 views
  • Is Microsoft Still a Monopoly
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    Is Microsoft Still a Monopoly?

    Participants talked about the state of competition in the computer software industry, the status of the antitrust case against Microsoft, potential regulation of the industry, and the…

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  • Future of Microsoft
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    Future of Microsoft

    Panel members discussed the current anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft, and considered proposals to break up the company to enhance competition in the software industry. After their…

    36 views
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