Overnight Tech: E&C battle nears close, Groups target FCC Dems on net neutrality


-The Justice Department holds a national conference on "Advancing justice through evidence and innovation." Starts at 8:30 a.m.

-The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) holds a conference on the implication of Washington telecom policy on jobs and the economy. Speakers include telecom analysts Rebecca Arbogast, Craig Moffett, James Ratcliffe, and Jeffrey Silva. Former FCC Commissioner Michael Powell delivers a keynote. The Newseum, 8th floor. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

-The American Cable Association holds a press call on the Comcast-NBCU merger. 10 a.m.

-The Constitution Project holds a news conference and releases a report on "Principles for Government Data Mining: Preserving Civil Liberties in the Information Age." 12 p.m.

-Philips Healthcare holds a discussion on the future of home healthcare technology at the National Press Club. 1 p.m.



Brookings offers audio, video of its Internet policy event on Monday. Tech Daily Dose has a writeup.

FCC proposal by Commissioner Copps to regulate broadcast news draws fire.

Google launches eBook store.

OMB warns feds not to visit WikiLeaks.

Minority media group takes on Obama over Comcast-NBCU merger.

Zuckerberg did 60 minutes again.

FCC report finds half of Web users "very satisfied" with broadband service, via Tech Daily Dose.

Columbia University reverses anti-WikiLeaks guidance, via Wired.

Q&A with FCC consumer chief Joel Gurin on cell phone bills, via WaPo.


“If the traffic is way out of balance, somebody pays someone else. That’s the way it has always worked.”

--Time Warner Cable chief executive Glenn Britt said Monday that Comcast's dispute with Level 3 is not a matter of net neutrality, via WSJ.


SAFETY HAZARD—Valley Wag reports on a Texas man who needed four stitches when his cell phone suddenly exploded in his ear.