The FCC's Authority to Promulgate Internet Traffic Rules - Event Audio/Video

Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group

March 3, 2010

Gregory G. Garre, Gigi B. Sohn, Helgi C. Walker, Bryan N. Tramont

The following audio and video were recorded on March 3, 2010.


The FCC's Authority to Promulgate Internet Traffic Rules 3-3-10
Running Time: 01:16:21
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Recently, the Federal Communications Commission proposed an expansion of its authority into a new arena – broadband internet access service.  It is now in the midst of receiving and analyzing comments to its proposal.  With both supporters and detractors, the proposal has generated a great deal of public attention.  Please join us as our panel of experts discusses a paper written by former U.S. Solicitor General Gregory G. Garre examining the FCC’s authority to regulate broadband internet access.

  • Hon. Gregory G. Garre, Latham & Watkins LLP and former U.S. Solicitor General
  • Prof. Gigi B. Sohn, President and Co-Founder, Public Knowledge
  • Ms. Helgi C. Walker, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
  • Moderator: Mr. Bryan N. Tramont, Managing Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

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Washington, DC

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