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Congressional Committees Take On Technology Issues

This week promises to be an active one for the technology industry.

On Tuesday, the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet will hear testimony on Internet competition and net neutrality. Witnesses include:

Larry Downes
Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom

Brett Glass
Proprietor, LARIAT

Gigi B. Sohn

President and Co-Founder, Public Knowledge

On Wednesday the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee will take a crack at net neutrality as well. The House Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee will hold a hearing on new electronic surveillance technologies.


On the Senate side, the Commerce Committee will hear testimony about plans for a nationwide first responders network on Wednesday.

Wednesday will also see a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on intellectual property theft. Scheduled witnesses for this hearing include:

Tom Adams
President and CEO
Rosetta Stone Inc.

Scott Turow
President
Authors Guild

Christine N. Jones
EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
The Go Daddy Group, Inc.

Thomas M Dailey

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Verizon

Denise Yee
Senior Trademark Counsel
Visa, Inc.

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