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    Events of Interest: Conference on Communication and Internet Policy (Sept. 26-28)

    TPRC is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual forum for scholars and decision-makers in the fields of telecommunications and information policy. The purpose of the conference is to acquaint policy-makers with the best of recent research, and to familiarize researchers with the knowledge needs of policy makers.

    The 36th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy will be held September 26 – September 28, 2008 at The National Center for Technology & Law, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA. 

    TPRC is an annual conference on communications, information, and Internet policy that brings a diverse, international group of researchers from academia, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations together with policy makers. It serves two primary goals: (1) dissemination of current research relevant to current communications policy issues around the world; and (2) promotion of new research on emerging issues.

    TPRC covers the full range of legal, economic, social, and technical issues on national and international information and communications policy, including: wireline and wireless telephony, radio and television broadcasting, cable- and satellite-delivered communication, Internet communication, technological convergence and its regulatory implications, intellectual property, electronic commerce, communications privacy and security, computer crime, and economic development. The breadth of coverage, connections between researchers and policy makers, and diversity of conference participants make TPRC unique. TPRC aims to remain the premier venue for innovative and influential communications policy research.

    Date: September 26 – 28, 2008
    Location: George Mason University School of Law; Arlington, VA
    For more information: http://tprcweb.com/node/20 

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