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Saturday, March 12 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Broadband Matters for Content Makers

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The US has few ISP options and slow broadband speeds compared to most developed countries. The lack of competition is seen by many analysts as more significant to free internet than even "Net Neutrality" legislation can address. For independent content creators, there are specific concerns when ISPs are monopolized and aligned with large media companies. They may be shut out if ISPs pay royalties only to media conglomerates. What are the risks and what action can we take?

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John Bergmayer

Staff AttorneyPublic KnowledgeJohn is a staff attorney at Public Knowledge, where he works on copyright and telecommunications issues.
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Laure Parsons

ConsultantOlarkA strategist working to make businesses and creative projects better, Laure finds innovative ways to help connect audiences, customers, experiences and products. Informed by years of experience in marketing and film distribution, she focuses on the story and how it... Read More →

Saturday March 12, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC

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