For years, Congress and the FCC have worked on a series of initiatives designed to revise the telecommunications regulatory framework, including everything from broadband deployment and network neutrality to spectrum reform. It’s clear that these issues are a top priority for the Obama administration, but which will be tackled first? How will proposed revisions impact musicians, tech entrepreneurs and the public? How does broadband policy intersect with concerns about protecting intellectual property? What would a pro-musician Telecom Act look like?
Sascha Meinrath Research Director, Wireless Future Program, New America Foundation Michael Petricone Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Consumer Electronics Association Ben Scott Policy Director, Free Press Hank Shocklee Music Industry Producer, Founder of Public Enemy, President of Shocklee Entertainment Brian Zisk Technologies Director, Future of Music Coalition (moderator)