The discussion is expected to cover latest political developments in digital technology, the legal issues surrounding cybersecurity, online safety for children, net neutrality and broadband expansion.
While we must allow and encourage the unleashing of exciting new ways to communicate here and around the world, we must also educate and empower our citizens but especially our children to be safe, responsible online citizens, McDowell said.
The event at 7 p.m. March 31 is free and open to the public. It will be the first in a four-part series, Leadership and Civility in the Digital Age.
Is it fitting for this series to kick off with a community forum to hear first-hand about the issues being hotly debated in Washington connecting policy and policymakers to the real world, said Tate, who served on the FCC from 2006 to 2009 and is a Lipscomb executive-in-residence. The FCC plays a role in almost every aspect of our daily lives from mobile devices to emergency preparedness to our leadership in the global communications sector.Comments | Share your thoughts »Related StoriesMore Business headlinesNashville is rated No. 3 city for minority entrepreneursAirTran holders OK $1.4 billion sale to SouthwestNew home sales are at lowest level in almost 50 yearsHealthSouth can build rehab hospital in FranklinSelected for you by a sponsor:ADVERTISEMENT
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