Our Coming Presentation


TOWARD A MORE OPEN INTERNET:
the Future of Net Neutrality

Presented by: Michael M Epstein, Professor of Law,
Southwestern Law School

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Fellowship Hall
8065 Emerson Ave.
Westchester (90045)

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This FREE meeting is OPEN to the PUBLIC

Michael EpsteinProfessor Michael Epstein is an interdisciplinary scholar and author specializing in media, telecommunications, international law, and popular culture. In 2014, the FCC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would have adopted a “commercially reasonable” two-track approach to net neutrality. Under this plan, ISPs could have introduced tiered service for consumers and providers, allowing for a “fast-lane” or “slow lane” connection. After a deluge of public comments by consumers and the tech industry, and prodding by President Obama, the FCC changed course in February 2015, selectively subjecting the Internet to common-carrier regulation under Title II of the Communications Act. Professor Epstein will speak on the specifics of this regulatory about-face and discuss the current legal challenge to these new rules.

Computer Forum:
Between 6:00 – 6:50 PM we have a Computer Forum, an informal Q&A where members and visitors share with and help one another.

Future Meeting(s):
    October 13, 2015 – New Trends in Social Media
    November 10, 2015 – To be announced
    December 14, 2015 – Holiday Party

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Post Meeting:

Some attendees get together at Dinah’s Diner 6521 S. Sepulveda, Los Angeles 90045. Check for announcement.

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