The Cato Institute, TechFreedom, and the Competitive Enterprise Institute invite you to a Capitol Hill Briefing

Unintended Consequences of the Rogue Website Crackdown
SOPA, PIPA and OPEN Legislation

CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING
Thursday, January 19, 2012
11:45 AM (Lunch Included)

Livestreaming of this event will begin at 12:00 PM

Featuring Larry Downes, Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom, Author, The Laws of Disruption; Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; James Gattuso, Senior Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy, Heritage Foundation; Allan Friedman, Research Director, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution; and Dan Kaminsky, Security Researcher; moderated by Ryan Radia, Associate Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Reserve Officers Association of the United States; One Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington D.C. 20002; Minuteman Ballroom A&B

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Join us for a panel of leading technology policy experts who will discuss the implications of proposed "rogue website" legislation for entrepreneurship, free speech, Internet governance, and holders of copyrights and trademarks. TechFreedom's Berin Szoka will deliver opening remarks at this event, which marks the one-year anniversary of TechFreedom's launch.

You can see who else is planning to watch or join at the Facebook event page. Or follow the Twitter discussion in real time at the #SOPA and #SOPAnel hashtags.

About TechFreedom:
TechFreedom is a nonprofit, nonpartisan technology policy think tank. We work to chart a path forward for policymakers toward a bright future where technology enhances freedom, and freedom enhances technology.

About CEI:
The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest group dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government.

About Cato:
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