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Saturday, September 13, 9:00 -10:40 am

Privacy and Security 1

Moderator: Brent Rowe, RTI International

Safety in Numbers? The Effect of Network Competition on Cybersecurity, Carolyn Gideon, Tufts University - Fletcher School; Christiaan Hogendorn,* Wesleyan University

Phishing in Smooth Waters: The State of Banking Certificates in the USZheng Dong, Indiana University, Bloomington; L. Jean Camp *, Indiana University Bloomington

Analyzing Bug Bounty Programs: An Institutional Perspective on the Economics of Software Vulnerabilities, Andreas Kuehn,* Syracuse University; Milton Mueller, Syracuse University


Governance 1

Moderator: Fiona Alexander, NTIA

Social Justice as an Organizing Principle for Contemporary Media Policy, Amit M. Schejter,* Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Noam Tirosh, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Debatable Premises in Telecom Policy, Justin Hurwitz, University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Roslyn Layton,* Aalborg University

Section 10 Forbearance: Asking the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers,  George S. Ford, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies; Lawrence J. Spiwak,* Phoenix Center for Advanced 


Competition & Markets 1

Moderator: David Gabel, Queens College/CUNY

Quality Competition in the Broadband Service Provision Industry, James E. Prieger,*  Pepperdine University; Scott Savage, University of Colorado at Boulder; Gabor Molnar, University of Colorado at Boulder

Correlates of Quality Improvement in U.S. Broadband Service, Kenneth Flamm,* University of Texas at Austin

Effects of Public Policy on Fixed and Mobile Broadband Infrastructure Quality, Johannes M. Bauer,* Michigan State University; Hsin-yi S. Tsai, Michigan State University


Internet, Innovation & Effects 1

Moderator: Marvin Sirbu, Carnegie Mellon University

A Framework for Identifying Appropriate Roles for the Public and Private Sector in National Broadband Deployments in Emerging Economies: The National Broadband Plan of India, Rekha Jain,* IIMA-IDEA Telecom Centre of Excellence, IIMA

An Evaluation of Funding Decisions and Outcomes from BTOP-Funded Programs, Janice A. Hauge,* University of North Texas; Mofioluwisademi Odunowo, University of North Texass

Private Competition for the Provision of Universal Service Benefits: The Federal Lifeline Program, Thomas Conkling,* University of Wisconsin - Madison


Spectrum & Mobile 1

Moderator: Robert Pepper, Cisco

Is There a Level of Competition Intensity that Maximizes Investment in the Mobile Telecommunications Industry?, François Jeanjean,* Orange; Georges Vivien Houngbonon, Paris School of Economics

Overestimating Wireless Demand: Policy and Investment Implications of Upward Bias in Mobile Data Forecasts, Aalok Mehta,* University of Southern California; J. A. Musey, Summit Ridge Group, LLC

Innovations in Mobile Broadband Pricing, Daniel Lyons,* Boston College - Law School


Saturday, September 13, 11:10 am - 12:50 pm

Privacy and Security 2

Moderator: David Simpson, FCC

Cybersecurity as Metaphor: Policy and Defense Implications of Computer Security Metaphors, Josephine Wolff,* Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Privacy, Security and Surveillance: New Insights into Preferences of European Citizens, Neil Robinson,* RAND Europe; Dimitris Potoglou, RAND Europe; Sunil Patil, RAND Europe – Cambridge; Bhanu Patruni, RAND Europe – Cambridge; Hui Lu, RAND Europe - Cambridge; Fay Dukerley, RAND Europe; James Fox, RAND Europe

Are Designers Ready for Privacy by Design? Examining Perceptions of Privacy Among Information Systems Designers, Tomer Hasson, University of Haifa; Irit Hadar, University of Haifa; Oshrat Ayalon,*  Tel Aviv University; Sofia Sherman, University of Haifa; Eran Toch, Tel Aviv University ; Michael D. Birnhack, Tel Aviv University


Governance 2

Moderator: Ellen P. Goodman, Rutgers University School of Law

Federal and State Authority for Network Neutrality and Broadband Regulation, Tejas N. Narechania*, Columbia University Law School

Toward Sustainable Network-Openness Obligations on Broadband in the U.S.: Surviving Providers First Amendment Challenges, Barbara A. Cherry, Indiana University Bloomington; Julien Mailland,* Indiana University,

Neutrality 2.0: The Broadband Transition to Transparency, Justin Brown,* University of South Florida; Andrew W. Bagley, University of Maryland University College


Competition & Markets 2

Moderator: Jim McConnaughey, Independent

Research Building the Broadband Performance Index and Broadband Market Model, Bart Voogt, Ad Fundum Consultancy; Wolter Lemstra, Delft University of Technology; Nicolai van Gorp*, Ecorys

Promoting Competition in the Voice Communications Market: Findings from an Empirical Analysis in the Japanese Setting, Toshiya Jitsuzumi,* Kyushu University

Innovation, Investment and Competition in Broadband and the Impact on America's Digital Economy, Michael Horney,* Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Roslyn Layton, Aalborg University


Internet, Innovation & Effects 2

Moderator: Doug Sicker, Carnegie Mellon University

Market Driven Network Neutrality and the Fallacy of a Two-Tiered Internet Traffic Regulation, Guenter Knieps,* University of Freiburg; Volker Stocker, University of Freiburg (Germany)

The Master Switch and the Hyper Giant: Google's Infrastructure and Network Neutrality Strategy in the 2000sJohn H. Stevenson,* University of Toronto

Over the Virtual Top: Implications for Hybrid Hetnet Regulation of Digital Service Value Chain Disintermediation, Lee W. McKnight,* Syracuse University iSchool


Spectrum & Mobile 2

Moderator: Enrique Iglesias, IDB

Emerging Frameworks for Regulation of Over-the-Top Services on Mobile Networks: An International Comparison, Krishna Jayakar,* Pennsylvania State University; Eun-A Park, University of New Haven

Mobile Handset Acquisition Models, Alexia L. Gonzalez Fanfalone, OECD; Agustin Diaz-Pines,* OECD

Universal Service in a Wireless World, Olga Ukhaneva, Georgetown University


Saturday, September 13,  2:00 - 3:40 pm

Privacy and Security 3

Moderator: Nuala O'Connor, CDT

Loopholes for Circumventing the Constitution: Unrestrained Bulk Surveillance on Americans by Collecting Network Traffic Abroad, Axel Arnbak,* Institute for Information Law (IViR, University of Amsterdam); Sharon Goldberg, Boston University

Implications of Security Enhancements and Interventions for Core Internet InfrastructureSharon Goldberg,* Boston University; Stephanie Forrest, University of New Mexico

The European Approach to PrivacyJoris van Hoboken, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business


Governance 3

Moderator: Gigi Sohn, FCC

Net Bias and the Treatment of 'Mission-Critical' Bits, Rob Frieden,* Pennsylvania State University

The Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating: Net Neutrality in Practice, the Dutch Example, Nico van Eijk*, Institute for Information Law (IViR, University of Amsterdam)

Towards a Developmental Framework for Net Neutrality: The Rise of Sponsored Data Plans in Developing Countries, Pedro H. Ramos,* FGV - São Paulo Law School


Competition & Markets 3

Moderator:Evan Gee, Department of Justice

Usage-Based Pricing and Demand for Residential Broadband, Aviv Nevo, Northwestern University; John L. Turner, University of Georgia; Jonathan W. Williams, * University of Georgia

Do Three-Part Tariffs Improve Efficiency in Residential Broadband Networks? Jacob B. Malone, University of Georgia; John L.Turner, University of Georgia; Jonathan W. Williams, University of Georgia

Switching Costs and Resale at a Loss in the Internet Industry, Khaireddine Jebsi,* University of Sousse, Tunisia; Besma Labidi, LAMIDED, University of Sousse


Internet, Innovation & Effects 3

Moderator: Stephanie Weiner, FCC

Persisting Effects of Internet Skills on Online Participation, Eszter Hargittai, Northwestern University; Sabrina Connell, Northwestern University; Erin F. Klawitter, Northwestern University; Eden Litt,* Northwestern University

Social Support and ˜Playing Around”: An Examination of How Older Adults Acquire Digital Literacy with Tablet Computers, Hsin-yi S. Tsai,* Michigan State University; Ruth Shillair; Shelia Cotten

Tools Beyond Control: Private Information Intermediaries and the Work of Advocacy Organizations, Luis Hestres, American University


Spectrum & Mobile 3

Moderator: Mike Marcus, Independent

Risk-Informed Regulation: Lessons for FCC Spectrum Management from Nuclear Industry Policy Making, Laura Littman,* University of Colorado Law School; J. P. de Vries, University of Colorado at Boulder Law School

Opportunities and Challenges of Using TV White Spaces: A Comparative Analysis of Approaches Among U.S.A., U.K., and S. Korea, Boonyeon Kim,* The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea; Maengjoo Lee, Kangnam University

Assigning Spectrum Fairly: Managing Spectrum Using Long-Term Nationwide and Short-Term Local Spectrum Licenses, Brett Shaw,* University of Auckland; Fernando Beltran, University of Auckland; Kevin W. Sowerby, University of Auckland


Saturday, September 13,  4:10 - 5:50 pm

Privacy and Security 4

Moderator: Julia Horwitz, EPIC

Privacy as a Public Good, Joshua Fairfield,* Washington and Lee University; Christoph Engel,  Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

The Law and Economics of Data and Privacy in Antitrust Analysis, Geoffrey A. Manne,* International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE); Ben Sperry, ICLE

Disagreeable Privacy Policies: Mismatches between Meaning and Users’ Understanding, Joel R. Reidenberg,* Princeton University; Travis Breaux, Carnegie Mellon University; Lorrie F. Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University; Brian French, Carnegie Mellon University; Amanda Grannis, Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) ; James T. Graves, Carnegie Mellon University; Fei Liu, Carnegie Mellon University; Aleecia M. McDonald, Stanford University; Thomas B. Norton, Fordham CLIP; Rohan Ramanath,  Carnegie Mellon University; N. C. Russell, Fordham CLIP; Norman Sadeh, Carnegie Mellon University; Florian Schaub,  Carnegie Mellon University


Governance 4

Moderator: John Breyault, National Consumers League

Indictments Do Not a Common Law Make: A Critical Look at the FTC’s Consumer Protection 'Case Law', Berin M. Szoka,* TechFreedom

Jurisprudential Challenges of FTC and FCC Case-by-Case Adjudication, Justin (Gus) Hurwitz,* University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Consumer Legal Protections Against the Layers of Big Data, Andrew W. Bagley,* University of Maryland University College; Justin Brown, University of South Florida


Competition & Markets 4

Moderator: Jill Moss, USAID

The Future of Online Video: An Economic Perspective, David Waterman, Indiana University; Ryland Sherman,* Yongwoog Jeon

Toward the Next Generation of Media-- Cloud TV: Markets and Policy, Eli Noam, Columbia Business School; Jason A. Buckweitz, Columbia Business School

Aligning Expectations and Reality about IT/Broadband Education: Perceptions of Job Competencies by Students, New Professionals and Employers Jisue Lee, Florida State University; Laura Spears, Florida State University; Chandra Ambapavaru, Jenny Ma, Jon Hollister, Marcia Mardi, Florida State University; Charles McClure


Internet, Innovation & Effects 4

Moderator: Jon Gant, University of Illinois

Current Trends and Controversies in Internet Peering and Transit: Implications for the Future Evolution of the InternetDavid P. Reed,* University of Colorado at Boulder; Douglas Sicker, Carnegie Mellon University; Donny Warbritton

Measurement and Analysis of Internet Interconnection and Congestion, David D. Clark,* MIT CSAIL; Amogh D. Dhamdhere, CAIDA/UC; Matthew Luckie, CAIDA; Steven Bauer, MIT (LCS); K.C. Claffy, University of California, San Diego (UCSD); William Lehr, MIT CSAIL; Bradley Huffaker, CAIDA

Do Internet Exchange Points Really Matter? Evidence from Bolivia, Hernan Galperin,* Universidad de San Andres; Maria F. Viecens, University of San Andres; Ignacio Alvarez-Hamelin, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Spectrum & Mobile 4

Moderator: Wayne Leighton, FCC

Enforcement and Network Capacity in Spectrum Sharing:Quantifying the Benefits of Different Enforcement Scenarios, Mohammed Altamimi,* University of Pittsburgh; Martin B. Weiss, University of Pittsburgh

Band Agents: Addressing Collective Action Problems in Fragmented Spectrum Bands, J. P. de Vries,* University of Colorado at Boulder Law School

Ex-Post Enforcement in Spectrum Sharing, Martin B. Weiss, University of Pittsburgh; Amer Malki,* University of Pittsburgh