Public Policy for Big Tech Workshop

Thursday, April 8, 2021
9:00am – 12:00pm Eastern Daylight Time

Big Tech companies have created substantial changes in how people communicate, gain information, engage in public discourse, create businesses, etc. Almost every facet of life. How should governments respond? What from the past should be protected and what needs to change for citizens to take full advantage of the new opportunities? This course provides insights into how Big Tech works, the changes the companies represent, and how governments can respond.

Topics include:

  • How does content moderation work and what are its implications?
  • What are the privacy impacts and what are the effects of various regulatory options?
  • What are the new business opportunities and what policies facilitate local economic development?
  • What are the implications for broadband development and what regulatory policies promote development?
  • What are the futures of today’s Big Tech companies?

Course Details

This three-hour session will be delivered virtually through Zoom on Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 9:00am – 12:00pm Eastern Daylight Time.

This is not a self-paced course. Active participation in the Live Zoom session is required in order to receive the Certificate of Completion.

$595 USD course fee includes program tuition, Live! Zoom session, and course materials.

In addition, participants are eligible for Time with a PURC Expert packages at a special price. This isn’t consulting: Our goal is for you to be the expert. Following the workshop, you will have the dedicated, one-on-one time to analyze your unique circumstances with PURC expert, Mark Jamison. You can sign-up now for three hours for $1500 or five hours for $2000.

  • Internet connection (DSL, LAN, or cable connection desirable)
  • Access to Zoom (download the latest version here)
  • Unique Zoom meeting link will be provided once payment is received