Adam Thierer

Adam Thierer

Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Adam Thierer is a senior research fellow with the Technology Policy Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He specializes in technology, media, Internet, and free-speech policies, with a particular focus on online safety and digital privacy. His writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the Washington Post, theAtlantic, and Forbes, and he has appeared on national television and radio. Thierer is a frequent guest lecturer and has testified numerous times on Capitol Hill.

Thierer has authored or edited eight books on topics ranging from media regulation and child safety issues to the role of federalism in high-technology markets. His latest book is Permissionless Innovation: The Continuing Case for Comprehensive Technological Freedom.

He contributes to the Technology Liberation Front, a leading tech policy blog. Thierer has served on several distinguished online safety task forces, including Harvard University’s Internet Safety Technical Task Force and the federal government’s Online Safety Technology Working Group.

Previously, Thierer was president of the Progress & Freedom Foundation, director of telecommunications studies at the Cato Institute, and a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation. Thierer received his MA in international business management and trade theory at the University of Maryland and his BA in journalism and political philosophy from Indiana University.



Fourth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
2008 National Lawyers Convention

2008 National Lawyers Convention

The People and the Judiciary

The Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC 20036
Speakers:
Jonathan H. AdlerPaul S. AtkinsStephen BainbridgeJohn S. BakerCarlos T. BeaDavid E. BernsteinLillian R. BeVierFran├žois-Henri BriardStephen B. BurbankRonald A. CassMeryl J. ChertoffMichael ChertoffPaul D. ClementCharles J. CooperWalter E. DellingerWalter DellingerIJohn C. DernbachFrank H. EasterbrookJohn C. EastmanBert ElyRichard A. EpsteinWilliam N. EskridgeMiguel EstradaThomas F. FarrHolly B. FechnerAlice FisherMerrick B. GarlandRichard W. GarnettGregory G. GarreCharles Gardner GeyhDouglas H. GinsburgT GunnT. Jeremy GunnSteven F. HaywardArthur D. HellmanKristin HickmanDennis G. JacobsGregory G. KatsasNeal K. KatyalBrett M. KavanaughWilliam K. KelleyF. Scott KieffWilliam J. KilbergEdmund KitchAndrew KoppelmanJames LindgrenNelson LundJonathan R. MaceyKenneth L. MarcusWilliam P. MarshallDon MartensKevin J. MartinMichael W. McConnellJohn O. McGinnisThomas W. MerrillRandy MossClark NeilyEileen J. O'ConnorDiarmuid F. O'ScannlainJames A. ParettiRobert S. PeckCarter G. PhillipsRoger PilonScott M. PolakoffAlex J. PollockLucas A. PoweWilliam H. PryorJeremy A. RabkinRandall R. RaderArti K. RaiA. Raymond RandolphAndrew J. RedleafDaniel E. ReidyDavid ReinhardDavid B. RivkinJeffrey RosenNicholas Quinn RosenkranzBill SamuelWilliam L. SaundersAntonin ScaliaRobert F. SchiffHarold F. SeeDavid B. SentelleJerry E. SmithKenneth W. StarrDavid StrasJeffrey S. SuttonDiane S. SykesJohn TaylorGeorge J. TerwilligerAdam ThiererLarry D. ThompsonRobert TroutTimothy M. TymkovichEugene VolokhPeter J. WallisonH WellsH. Thomas WellsJ. Harvie WilkinsonJ WilkinsonIAdam WinklerJohn C. YooTodd Zywicki
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