Harold Feld will discuss how the FCC plans to shut off the phone system, get rid of broadcast television, raise billions of dollars to pay for a national wireless public safety network, build gigabit cities, and give us all free Super-WiFi.
Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge: Before coming to Public Knowledge in 2009, Harold Feld worked as Senior Vice President of Media Access Project, advocating for the public interest in media, telecommunications and technology policy for almost 10 years. Prior to joining MAP, Feld was an associate at Covington & Burling, and clerked for the D.C. Court of Appeals. Feld also writes Tales of the Sausage Factory, a progressive blog on media and telecom policy (available at http://www.wetmachine.com). In 2007, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin praised Feld and his blog for “[doing] a lot of great work helping people understand how FCC decisions affect people and communities on the ground.”