Tuesday, January 28 • 2:35pm - 3:30pm
Are Cities And States The New Battleground Of Internet Policy?

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States and localities had largely been on the sidelines of Internet Policy 1.0. Over the last several years, states and localities have aggressively moved in regulating all manner of Internet services that appears to be a trend. From regulations around the so-called gig economy to privacy rules like CCPA, all manner of rules are emerging from localities. Are panel will look at the ascendance the cities and states in regulating formerly federal issues such as smart cities, net neutrality, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, and even electric scooters.

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Margaret Harding McGill

Technology Reporter, Axios
Margaret Harding McGill is a technology reporter for Axios. Before joining Axios she was a technology reporter for POLITICO and wrote about telecom for Law360 in Washington, D.C. She moved to D.C. from Pittsburgh, Pa., where she spent five years covering the Pittsburgh police and... Read More →

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Julie Samuels

Executive Director, Tech:NYC
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Rick Cimerman

VP External & State Affairs, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
Rick is Vice President of External and State Affairs at NCTA – The Internet & Television Association.  His primary responsibility is to aid State Cable Associations and cable companies in working with state regulators, legislators and policymakers.  He is also responsible for... Read More →
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Brooks Rainwater

Senior Executive & Director, Center for City Solutions, National League of Cities
Brooks Rainwater is the senior executive and director of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Center for City Solutions. Rainwater drives the organization’s research agenda, community engagement efforts, and leadership education programming to help city leaders create strong local... Read More →
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Ernesto Falcon

Senior Legislative Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Ernesto Falcon is Senior Legislative Counsel at the Electronic Frontier Foundation with a primary focus on intellectual property, open Internet issues, broadband access, and competition policy.He represents EFF’s advocacy, on behalf of its members and all consumers, for a free and... Read More →

Tuesday January 28, 2020 2:35pm - 3:30pm
The Forum at Convene 575 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA