FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Final Public Address @TomWheelerFCC @AspenInstitute

aspen instituteOn Friday Jan 13 2017 outgoing FCC Chair Tom Wheeler gave his final public address in the post – Communications at a Crossroads: Charting the Course Forward – at the Aspen Institute in Washington DC. He noted the many achievements during his term, including the Open Internet Order. He spoke passionately and forcefully about the importance of strong net neutrality rules to preserve the Open Internet as a platform for free expression and innovation, suggesting that the rules are working well, and that, historically, such constraints were always required on dominant networks. He also emphasized the vital civic role the FCC has to play in protecting privacy and security of US communications. See below:

View on YouTube: https://youtu.be/XMHvD2xSyzE
Transcript: https://www.fcc.gov/document/remarks-chairman-wheeler-aspen-institute-washington-dc