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LBGT Tech Partnership Reaches Out to FCC, FTC

The LGBT Technology Partnership has reached out to FCC Commissioner (and former chairwoman) Mignon Clyburn as a possible keynote speaker for its upcoming second annual Fall Policy Forum, which will deal with net neutrality and Big Data, among other issues.

That is according to executive director and co-founder Christopher Wood, who says the email invite to Clyburn just went out Thursday for the Nov. 12 forum in Washington. Wood said they would love to have FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler participate as well, and has reached out to Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, though he concedes it is a busy time of year in terms of being able to line up officials.

The goal of the forum is to discuss technology issues of the day and how they impact the LGBT community, which is the focus of the partnership.

Read more at B&C here.