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July 31, 2014

This Week: Andreessen, Wheeler, Cybersecurity

Today, TechFreedom holds a briefing and panel on the Internet Protocol transition by phone companies.

The Atlantics co-president and editor-in-chief James Bennet talks to venture capitalist and Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen at an event this evening.

On Tuesday, the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation hosts a panel talk titled “Patient Access, Privacy and Identity.”

Also on Tuesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is scheduled to testify before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee in an FCC oversight hearing.

The Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group hosts an event on cloud computing and cybersecurity on Tuesday.

Also on Tuesday, the Center for Immigration Studies will release a STEM employment report at a panel discussion.

Former FCC  commissioner Robert McDowell talks to House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee ranking Democrat Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., at a Hudson Institute event Wednesday.

Two House Homeland Security subcommittees hold a joint cybersecurity hearing Wednesday.

The New America Foundation on Thursday hosts an event called “Globalization Goes Digital.”

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled its weekly business meeting, and the patent “troll” bill is again on Thursday’s agenda.

Also on Thursday, a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee holds a hearing on a patent demand letter bill.

Also, the House could debate a phone surveillance bill later this week.

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