Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Fighting for Internet Freedom: Dubai and Beyond

Opening Statements

Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Chairman
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
[full text of opening statement]

Rep. Ted Poe, Chairman
Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
[full text of opening statement]

 

Witnesses

The Honorable Robert M. McDowell
Commissioner
Federal Communications Commission
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony and biography]

The Honorable Bitange Ndemo
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Information and Communications
Government of Kenya
(via videoconference)
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony and biography]

The Honorable David A. Gross
(Former Coordinator of International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State)
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony and biography]

Ms. Sally Shipman Wentworth
Senior Manager, Public Policy
Internet Society
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony and biography]

Mr. Harold Feld
Senior Vice President
Public Knowledge
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony and biography]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)