Implementing the Rules of the Network Road: A Conversation with NANOG Executive Director Edward McNair [Episode 27]

Tech Policy Grind
Tech Policy Grind
Implementing the Rules of the Network Road: A Conversation with NANOG Executive Director Edward McNair [Episode 27]
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NANOG Executive Director Edward McNair and ILP Foundry Fellow Joe Catapano

Welcome back to the Tech Policy Grind Podcast by the Internet Law and Policy Foundry. In this episode, Joe Catapano, ILPF Class 4 fellow interviews Edward McNair, Executive Director of the North America Network Operators Group (NANOG). We all know the role that lawyers and government officials play in contributing to tech policy, but how do the people that “make it work” (e.g. network operators, software engineers) help develop the rules of the road?

NANOG is just one of many organizations that bring technical expertise to the table, whether it’s feeding into formal policymaking processes at global multi-stakeholder bodies, or raising awareness with lawmakers. Hear how NANOG works to represent the needs and views of the Internet’s technical communities.

You can read Edward’s full bio on the NANOG website.

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