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Recent FCC Developments

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Presidents Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $35.00


Deadline to Register: October 6, 2013
You can register by clicking on the "Register" button at the top of this page

The Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") has extended its reach into computer and network-related areas.  It has engaged in a number of rulemakings and other reforms under the guise of modernizing regulation of telecommunications services in the United States.  This presentation will focus on recent FCC reforms that are relevant to broadband providers and industry participants.  Ms. Heim and Ms. Gray Nunez will provide a briefing and answer questions about the FCC's recent (1) potential classification of Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") as a public utility, (2) reforms to the Connect America universal service program, (3) reforms to the E-rate support program for schools and libraries, (4) introduction of incentive auctions to distribute spectrum, and (5) implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, a law requiring advanced communications services like VoIP and videoconferencing to be accessible to people with disabilities in a number of new ways.

The Computer & Technology Law Section Council will meet at 11:30 a.m., follow by lunch and the CLE at noon.

Shannon Heim
, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Elizabeth Gray Nunez, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

CLE Credits:
1.0 Standard CLE Credit applied | Event Code: 184115

Remote Participation:
Teleconferening is available.  Please indicate you will attend by teleconference when registering.  Teleconferening instructions will be sent via e-mail on or before October 7.

Cost (includes lunch):
Section Members: FREE
MSBA Members (but not members of the CTLS): $15
Non-MSBA Members:  $35
Law Students:  FREE

Deadline to Register:  October 6, 2013
You can register by clicking on the "Register" button at the top of this page

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Questions? Contact:
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