|From: "Raul, Alan
Date: Tue, Jan 4, 2000 11:15 AM
Subject: Advisory Committee Nomination
I respectfully request consideration to be a member of the FTC's Advisory
Committee on Online Access and Security. I have spoken at numerous Internet conferences,
and serve as General Counsel of a new Internet privacy organization, "Protecting Our
Children Online" (POCO). POCO has been established to help educate parents and
children in using the Web. A copy of my bio is attached here.
I head the CyberLaw practice in Sidley & Austin's D.C. office, and
have testified recently before Congress regarding the pending anti-Spam legislation. A
copy of my testimony, together with a number of other recent articles, is attached below.
* Legislative Hearing, "Spamming: The E-Mail You Want To Can,"
Subcommittee on Telecommunications Trade & Consumer Protection, Prepared Statement of
Alan Charles Raul, November 3, 1999, http://com-notes.house.gov/cchear/hearings106.nsf/a317d879d32c08c2852567
* Fighting Fraud in Cyberspace: Protecting Online Consumers and Investors
(Summary of the Conference Hosted by Sidley & Austin at the Harvard Club, New York
City, on June 2, 1999) http://www.sidley.com/cyberlaw/features/fighting.htm
* U.S. Perspectives on Consumer Protection in the Global Electronic
* White House Watch: White House Creates Working Group on Unlawful
Activities on the Internet http://www.sidley.com/cyberlaw/policy/whwatch.htm
Thank you for your consideration.
Alan Charles Raul
Sidley & Austin
1722 Eye Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006