“Is the First Amendment Obsolete?”
A Lecture/Discussion by Tim Wu, Developer of the Net Neutrality Theory
Social Justice Lecture Series, Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel
Cultural Credit Available
Tim Wu is an author, policy advocate, and professor at Columbia Law School and director of the Poliak Center for the study of First Amendment Issues at Columbia Journalism School. Wu’s best-known work is the development of Net Neutrality theory, but he also writes about private power, free speech, copyright and antitrust. In 2014, he ran as the progressive Democrat candidate for lieutenant governor of New York. His book The Master Switch (2010) has won wide recognition and various awards.
Wu worked at the Federal Trade Commission during the first term of the Obama administration, and has also worked as Chair of Media reform group Free Press, as a fellow at Google, and worked for Riverstone Networks in the telecommunications industry. He graduated from McGill University (B.Sc.), and Harvard Law School.
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