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Is There a Relationship Between Online Safety Concerns and Broadband Uptake? (Adam Thierer - PFF)

Is There a Relationship Between Online Safety Concerns and Broadband Uptake? (Adam Thierer - PFF)

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Testimony of Adam Thierer, a senior fellow with The Progress & Freedom Foundation in Washington, DC, before the Federal Communications Commission Broadband Working Group session on "Broadband Consumer Context." The hearing took place on September 9, 2009 in Washington, DC at the FCC. In his testimony and this presentation, Thierer argues that no substantive empirical evidence suggesting a correlation between parental concerns about online activity and overall household broadband uptake. He outlines four explanations for this.
Testimony of Adam Thierer, a senior fellow with The Progress & Freedom Foundation in Washington, DC, before the Federal Communications Commission Broadband Working Group session on "Broadband Consumer Context." The hearing took place on September 9, 2009 in Washington, DC at the FCC. In his testimony and this presentation, Thierer argues that no substantive empirical evidence suggesting a correlation between parental concerns about online activity and overall household broadband uptake. He outlines four explanations for this.

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Is There a Relationship Between Online Safety Concerns and Broadband Uptake? 
Adam Thierer
athierer@pff.orgSenior FellowThe Progress & Freedom Foundationwww.PFF.orgTestimony before theFederal Communications CommissionBroadband Working Group
Hearing on “Broadband Consumer Context”
September 9, 2009
 
Testimony Based on Findings Contained in PFF’s
Parental Controls & Online Child Protection: ASurvey of Tools & Methods 
www.PFF.org/parentalcontrols
Adam Thierer -Testimony before the FCC's "Broadband Consumer Context" Hearing (9/9/09)
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Summary of Remarks
Adam Thierer -Testimony before the FCC's "Broadband Consumer Context" Hearing (9/9/09)
No substantive empirical evidence exists suggesting a correlation between parental concerns about online activity and overall household broadband uptake 
Explanations why parental concerns about online safety
haven’t “moved the broadband needle” much
:
1.Not every home has children present2.Parents use a variety of household media rules tocontrol media & Internet usage3.A vibrant marketplace of parental controltechnologies exists4.Likely that most parents believe that the benefitsof broadband outweigh the potential downsides
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