Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

April 21: State of the Mobile Net & Growing Up Mobile Seminar in DC

The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee is hosting their second annual State of the Mobile Net conference this Wednesday, April 21 at the DC Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave NW). The conference runs 12-5 pm followed by a cocktail reception. This conference and the larger State of the Net conference are probably the two best annual Internet policy events in DC, so I hope you'll attend! This year's SOMN includes a bonus: a "Growing Up with the Mobile Net" seminar coordinated by Common Sense Media, 9-11:45 am. I'll be on the first panel of the morning on Kids' Privacy on the Mobile Net: Is it PII or TMI? with:

I can only assume Alan asked me to be on this distinguished panel panel to represent kids directly on account of my baby-faced-ness! Jerry Rubin famously said, "Don't trust anyone over thirty"--so I've still got 3.5 months of trustworthiness to go! (Or perhaps he actually read the huge PFF paper Adam Thierer and I did last summer about COPPA and my recent post on the FTC's recently announced COPPA implementation review or my testimony on Maine's COPPA 2.0 law.) Anyway, the rest of the day looks great (so register here), including these sessions:

posted by Berin Szoka @ 9:10 AM | Events , Free Speech , Privacy