The University of San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Bulletin is proud to present The Toll Roads? The Legal and Political Debate Over Net Neutrality to held January 26, 2008, at the Fromm Institute on the University of San Francisco main campus. The Symposium will be a gathering where the legal community will join together with political scientists, economists, communications experts and students to engage in a day of presentation and discussion of the issues surrounding Network Neutrality.
How to ask the Panel a question over the Internet?
All questions over the Internet are made via the Chat function within Ustream.tv. Your question will be screened from the Chat room by the Chat Moderators. A limited number of questions will be taken during the Panelist’s discussion and presented during the Q&A session.
We ask that all questions be in the following format:
> (Your Name-Location-Panelist)-Question
Your Name - the name which will be presented to the Panelist Location - your geographic location from where you are watching the Live Stream. Panelist - the particular panelist who your question is addressed (type ‘ALL’ to ask a question to all panelist) Question – your brief question regarding Network Neutrality.
•(Erik Smith-San Francisco-Tim Wu)- What is your definition of Network Neutrality? Why is there little consensus on a single definition?
•(Ruben Pineda-Chicago-ALL)- What are the social ramifications of adopting technologies that require a guaranteed Quality of Service?
•(Sara Spowart-Monterey- George Ou)- Are there technical benefits in implementing an Internet2 backbone that are unavailable with existing best-effort provisioning? If so, what are they and how does the average user benefit?
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