The State of Tech Policy: Priorities and Politics

Tech, like so many other communities, has a long list of Congressional bills that they'd like to see some movement on this year. In what is likely to be one of the most expensive hyper-partisan election seasons we've ever seen, will Congress be able to get anything done? As election day nears, we can expect to see more "message bills" and even less bipartisan cooperation. Where does this leave the tech industry agenda?

  • Maggie Fox, Managing Editor for Technology and Health Care, National Journal
  • Tod Cohen, VP and Deputy General Counsel, Government Relations, eBay
  • Tekedra Mawakana, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Global Public Policy, AOL Inc.
  • Rey Ramsey, President and CEO, TechNet

Recorded at Tech Policy Summit, June 6, 2012, Napa, CA