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Published on May 30, 2012
Congressman Jason Chaffetz: A Technology Townhall Discussion Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012 Location: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - 650 Page Mill Road - Palo Alto, California 94306
Introduction by Michael Rubin, Partner: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
The discussion covered the major technology topics debated in policy and legal circles from California to Capitol Hill. Major themes included: SOPA and how tech can/should remained engaged in DC post-SOPA (Congressman Chaffetz played a significant role in the SOPA debate as a primary opponent of the measure); High Skilled Immigration/STEM; and Geolocation (GPS)/Privacy. Congressman Chaffetz is a leader in Congress on technology issues and the sponsor of important legislation as a member of the Congressional Internet Caucus. Congressman Chaffetz serves on the Committee on the Budget, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and Committee on the Judiciary, three of the key committees pertaining to the federal budget, setting government fiscal priorities and addressing Internet-related technology.
The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee would like to especially thank the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati for providing the venue for this event in the series.