After Words

After Words: Susan Crawford, "Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age," hosted by Andrew Blum, Wired Magazine

About the Program

Ms. Crawford argues that the U.S. has lost its competitive advantage in the knowledge-based economy, because it is no longer at the forefront of the internet revolution.  Other countries have internet capabilities that are significantly faster and less expensive to use than in the States.  This puts U.S. consumers at a distinct disadvantage and, she argues, it also threatens America's economic future.  She discusses her findings with Andrew Blum, author of "Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet."

About the Authors

Susan Crawford

Susan Crawford is a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, who, in 2009, served as Special Assistant to the President for Science Technology, and Innovation Policy.  Ms. Crawford is a professor in Cardozo Law School's Intellectual Property & Information Law program and a member of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Council on Technology and Innovation.  She is also a contributor to Bloomberg View and Wired.


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After Words: Susan Crawford, "Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age," hosted by Andrew Blum, Wired Magazine

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  • Sunday, August 11th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, August 5th at 3am (ET)
  • Sunday, August 4th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, August 3rd at 10pm (ET)
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