Keeping the Internet Free: A Panel Discussion on Net Neutrality

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

This panel discussion will feature Jim Lamoureux, Senior Attorney with Microsoft, focusing on telecommunications regulatory issues, along with Informatics faculty members Eden Medina and Johan Bollen.  SPEA Associate Professor Beth Cate will moderate the discussion.

Jim Lamoureux is a Senior Attorney with Microsoft, focusing on telecommunications regulatory issues. He counsels the business as to telecom regulations around the world and how they might apply to Microsoft’s products and services. In particular, he has worked with the Skype, Lync, Azure, and Xbox businesses looking at possible application of telecom regulations. He also manages Microsoft’s advocacy on telecom related issues before telecom agencies and legislatures around the world that can have positive or negative impacts across Microsoft’s business, such as net neutrality.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Jim had been at AT&T for about 15 years, where he held various positions as a state and federal regulatory attorney, and immediately prior to joining Microsoft, was the day to day attorney for the AT&T Wi-Fi Services business unit. Before joining AT&T, he was with the law firm of McKenna & Cuneo (now McKenna, Long & Aldridge) in Washington, D.C., handling general civil and administrative litigation matters. He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law and an H.O.G. from Montana Harley Davidson.
This event is sponsored by the Law and Public Policy Program, the IU School of Informatics and Computing, the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.

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