Congressional Oversight of the Digital Marketplace: Protecting Competition, Privacy and the Truth

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Date: October 29, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: Zoom Webinar
Category: Conference

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The Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School and the Wayne Law Review invite you to attend this online panel on Thursday, October 29, 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. EDT.

The panel will discuss how Congress uses its oversight authority to oversee digital corporations raising antitrust, privacy, and disinformation concerns.

The panelists are:

  • Prof. Priscilla Regan, George Mason University, who will provide an overview of over 50 congressional oversight hearings over the last 5 years examining privacy, disinformation, and competition issues raised by U.S. digital corporations.
  • Slade Bond, Chief Majority Counsel, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, who will discuss that Subcommittee’s recent two year-long anti-trust investigation of major U.S. digital corporations.
  • Alyssa DaCunha, WilmerHale partner, who will discuss representing digital corporations in a wide range of congressional oversight investigations.

Welcoming remarks will be provided by Levin Center director Jim Townsend and Wayne Law Review editor William Broman.

This panel is part of a broader effort to examine congressional oversight of science and technology issues. The online event, which is free and open to the public, will utilize a Zoom webinar platform. Zoom details will be provided after registration.

October 2020