Unintended Consequences of Rogue Website Crackdown

Unintended Consequences of Rogue Website Crackdown

Thursday, January 19, 2012
11:45 am – 1:45 pm
Location: 
Reserve Officers Association
One Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
TechFreedom, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Cato Institute will host a lunch discussion featuring a panel of leading technology policy experts who will discuss the implications of proposed rogue website legislation for entrepreneurship, free speech, Internet governance, and holders of copyrights and trademarks.
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TechFreedom, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Cato Institute will host a lunch discussion on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 11:45 a.m. featuring a panel of leading technology policy experts who will discuss the implications of proposed rogue website legislation for entrepreneurship, free speech, Internet governance, and holders of copyrights and trademarks.

TechFreedom President Berin Szoka will deliver opening remarks at this event, which also marks the one-year anniversary of TechFreedom's launch. The panel will be moderated by Ryan Radia, Associate Director of Technology Studies at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Panelists include:

Larry Downes
Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom
Author, The Laws of Disruption

Allan Friedman
Research Director, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution

James Gattuso 
Senior Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy, Heritage Foundation

Dan Kaminsky
Security Researcher

Julian Sanchez 
Research Fellow, Cato Institute

The event includes a complimentary lunch but space is limited so please click here to register if you plan to attend in person. Panelists’ remarks will be streamed live here beginning at noon EST. You can see who else is planning to watch or join at the Facebook event page. Or following the Twitter discussion in real time at the #SOPA hashtag

When:
Thursday, January 19, 2012 11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Where: 
Reserve Officers Association of the United States, One Constitution Avenue, NE Washington D.C. 20002

Questions? 
Email events@cato.org. 

About TechFreedom:
TechFreedom is a non-profit, non-partisan technology policy think tank. We work to chart a path forward for policymakers towards a bright future where technology enhances freedom, and freedom enhances technology.

About CEI:
The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest group dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government. 

About the Cato Institute:
The Cato Institute is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt educational foundation, dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace.