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Student Union Building
Loma Prieta Room, 3rd Floor
One Washington Square
San Jose, California
Phone: 408-924-6300

August 3-4, San Jose, California

Thursday, August 3

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Welcome by Chairman Don Telage and Co-Chairmen Al Ganier, John Bastian and Stephen Balkam

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Introduction: Parents' Attitudes Toward the Internet

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Panel One: Other Existing Technologies
Purpose: This panel will provide the Commission with information about protective technologies not evaluated at Hearings 1 or 2, including filtered search engines and ISP's, green spaces, monitoring and time limiting systems.

11:15 -11:30 a.m. Break

11:30 -12:30 Panel Two: Acceptable Use Policies, Awareness Programs, and Anti-Filtering Efforts
Purpose: This panel will describe non-technological approaches to protecting children from harmful internet material, and discuss risks associated with use of filtering and rating technologies.

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch - Sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service

1:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Panel Three: Marketing of Sexually Explicit Material
Purpose: This panel will provide information on how sexually explicit material is marketed, and thus allow the Commission to evaluate the extent to which the various child-protective technologies and techniques address these marketing efforts.

3:40 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Panel Four: Globalization
Purpose: This panel will consider the legal, marketing and access issues that result from the global nature of the Internet, and will provide insight on how other countries are dealing with issues of harm to minors.

5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Questions and Comments

Friday, August 4

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by Chairman Don Telage and Co-Chairmen Al Ganier, John Bastian and Stephen Balkam

9:15 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Panel Five: New Technology and the Future
Purpose: The future will bring further evolution of the Internet, including more widespread use of push and wraparound technologies and the possible convergence of the Internet and broadband. This panel will permit the Commissioners to learn what changes are likely, how these changes may affect minors' access to harmful material, whether existing protective technologies and techniques will be effective in light of those changes, and the future of Internet policing

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Questions and Comments

11:45 a.m. Hearing adjourned

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