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Tuesday, January 28 • 2:45pm - 3:50pm
Will the Brazilian Reboot Turn the Internet Into a BRIC? LIMITED

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The NSA revelations have roiled the foundations of the international Internet governance framework. In the wake of the controversy, ICANN and the Brazilian government have formed an alliance to hold a summit conference in April. The goal of the meeting is to produce global agreement on basic Internet principles, an institutional framework for multistakeholder Internet governance, and a roadmap to evolve and globalize current institutions. The ICANN-Brazil alliance raises eyebrows among many because of Brazil's past criticism of the private sector-led approach to Internet governance and its ties to the G77 group of countries. On the other hand, supporters of the initiative contend that the alliance may pave the way for breakthroughs that could stabilize and give greater legitimacy to the current system. What can be gained, and what might be lost from this important conference on the future of Internet governance?

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Moderators
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Milton Mueller

Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Milton Mueller is the O.G. of I.G. He directs the Internet Governance Project, a center for research and engagement on global Internet governance. Mueller's books Will the Internet Fragment? (Polity, 2017), Networks and States: The global politics of Internet governance (MIT Press... Read More →

Speakers
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Fadi Chehadé

President & CEO, ICANN
(TBC) ICANN President and CEO
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Steve DelBianco

President & CEO, NetChoice
As President and CEO, Steve works with NetChoice members to set and execute the NetChoice agenda.Steve has become a well-known expert on Internet governance, online consumer protection, and Internet taxation. He’s provided expert testimony in 25 Congressional hearings and many more... Read More →
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Ambassador David A. Gross

Partner, Wiley Rein, LLP
Ambassador Gross is one of the world’s foremost experts on international telecommunications, having addressed the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and led more U.S. delegations to major international telecommunication conferences than anyone else in modern history. Drawing... Read More →
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Eric Loeb

Vice President, AT&T
Eric H. Loeb is responsible for supporting AT&T’s international external affairs team. In addition to implementing market access strategies to enable AT&T’s global expansion to satisfy customer needs, other responsibilities for Mr. Loeb include ensuring compliance with international... Read More →
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Carolina Rossini

Project Director, Latin America Resource Center @ New America Foundation
Carolina Rossini is the project director for the Latin America Resource Center at the Internet Governance and Human Rights program at the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute. She has more than 12 years of experience on internet policy, law and transactions, including... Read More →


Tuesday January 28, 2014 2:45pm - 3:50pm PST
Newseum Room 709 555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, D.C. 20001

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