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Friday, April 16, 2021

#COMPTELFall15: The FCC’s Open Internet Order And You

The FCC’s lengthy order on Net neutrality and Title II regulation went into effect in June, which prohibits ISPs from favoring or throttling traffic, or from establishing a pay-to-play scheme that requires over-the-top (OTT) content providers to pay for the privilege of transmission.

Find out what this Net neutrality policy means for your business at The FCC’s Open Internet Order: Key Issues for Carriers and ISPsa free half-day workshop sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine LLPThis informative event will take place on Wednesday, October 21, during COMPTEL PLUS in San Francisco.

This workshop wraps up the conference by exploring the order’s impact on the telecommunications industry landscape, including providers’ privacy and security-related responsibilities as well as the possible extension of universal service obligations to broadband providers.

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Open Internet Order 101:  Everything You Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid to Ask

An overview of the FCC’s statutory interpretation in the OIO and its regulatory/policy decisions. The presenters will also explain the implications of the FCC’s reclassification of broadband Internet access services for universal service contribution obligations and the possible impact on the FCC’s long-awaited contribution reform.

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Privacy and Security Under the OIO: New Requirements and Challenges for Telecom Carriers and Broadband Internet Access Providers and Implications for Edge Providers

This regulatory change concerns the expansion of the Commission’s authority to regulate and police the privacy and security practices of both carriers and broadband Internet access service providers. Learn what you need to know about the FCC’s Section 222 jurisdiction and what you as a provider must do to avoid potential exposure to penalties for privacy, security and data breach violations.

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Reading the Tea Leaves: How Will the D.C. Circuit Decide the OIO Appeals? 

Former FCC Deputy General Counsel Peter Karanjia and Markham Erickson, who is representing various intervenors in the litigation, will discuss how the Commission’s new Title II framework for broadband may fare in the D.C. Circuit and whether a blockbuster telecom case before the Supreme Court is in the cards for 2016.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the experts. Register today.

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