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A Panel Discussion on Proposed FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Robert M. McDowell

On Wednesday, May 7th at 6:30 p.m. EST, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) hosted a panel discussion on recently proposed net neutrality rules from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The panel, moderated by Cecilia Kang of the Washington Post, included:

  • Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member, Communications and Technology Subcommittee
  • Robert McDowell, Former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
  • Matthew Prince, CEO & Co-Founder, CloudFlare
  • Barbara van Schewick, Professor of Law and (by Courtesy) Electrical Engineering and Director, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School

Ahead of the Hangout, the public was invited to pose questions via Twitter to @RepAnnaEshoo using #netneutrality or using the Google+ Q&A app on the hangout page, and the panel addressed them.

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