FOSI and Tech Freedom partnered on October 12, 2011 to host a luncheon panel at the Reserve Officers Association with a number of leading experts to discuss the FTC's recently-proposed revisions to the Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam served as master of ceremonies and Phyllis Marcus of the Federal Trade Commission gave opening remarks before joining a panel moderated by Berin Szoka, President of TechFreedom. The full list of panelists included:
- Jim Dunstan, TechFreedom
- Dona Fraser, Entertainment Software Rating Board
- Kathryn Montgomery, American University
- Rebecca Newton, Mind Candy
The Twitter discussion was conducted using the #COPPA hashtag, as well as being streamed live on the web.