Eric de Fontenay (Founder & Publisher)
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Eric de Fontenay has spent his career understanding and developing solutions for the emerging telecommunications and digital markets. He has worked on a wide range of issues including the development of e-marketplaces, impact of broadband and the state of digital distribution and rights management. As a founder of e-publishing and content service provider Tag It, Eric has been at the forefront of tackling issues facing the publishing industry, including author rights, digital content management, syndication and other business models. A thoughtful & outspoken member of the new media revolution since the early nineties, he has been invited to speak at leading industry forums such as Euroforum, DDMI and CES and has had his works published in numerous trade publications.
"Projecting the future of music on the Internet in the wake of Napster," All Shook Up: The Music Industry Confronts the Internet and Consolidation", Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, April 21st, 2001
"Peer-to-Peer Systems," Digital Distribution & Music Industry (DDMI) EU, London, UK, April 2-3, 2001
"Towards A New Distribution Of Music & Video," 5th Meeting on Copyright, Euroform, Paris, France, March 30, 2001
"P2P et ses Applications," Paris Net 2001 World Internet Congress, Paris, France, March 28-29, 20001
"P2P & The Digital Marketplace," Internet Entertainment Expo 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 19-22, 2001
"The Digital Economy: How Digital Goods Are Reshaping The Rules Of Commerce," IDATE Foundation Seminar, Montpellier, France November 14, 2000
"P2P & The Digital Marketplace," ACSEL Conference, New York, October 26, 2000
"Copyright & Digital Music," Digital Distribution and the Music Industry USA 2000, Beverly Hills, September 20-22, 2000.
"Merging the Internet into your Marketing Strategies, " Indie Music Forum, Philadelphia, August 13, 2000.
"Indie Labels", EAT'M, Las Vegas, June 7-9, 2000.
"Effective Database Marketing" and "Creative Content and Securing Community Traffic", New York Music & Internet Expo, New York, March 3-5, 2000.
"Distribution & Retail", Philadelphia Music Conference 200, Philadelphia, January 20, 2000.
"In an Age of Cultural Diversity, How can the Specialized Audio Industry Market its Products More its Products More Successfully?", CES 2000, Las Vegas, January 6-9, 2000.
"Making sense of the convergence of music download and streaming technologies", Streaming Media East '99, New York, June 29, 1999.
"MP3: Digital Music for the Millennium?," MP3 Summit '99, Dan Diego, June 16, 1999.
"Minorities and the Internet: minority ownership issues on the Internet", New Approaches to Minority Media Ownership, Kellogg Conference Center, Columbia University, NY, July 27-28, 1998.
"Shifting from a Circuit to Packet World: Emergence of the Digital Industry", Competition and Innovation in the Telecommunications Industry: Challenges and Opportunities, ESOMAR, Venice, 1998.
"Shifting from a Circuit to Packet World: Emergence of the Digital Industry", Internet: A New Economic Deal, IDATE, Montpellier, France, 1998.
Theme organizer and panel coordinator for "Internet as a Manifestation of Convergence" theme at the International Telecommunications Society's "Beyond Convergence" Biennial conference in Stockholm, Sweden, June 21-24, 1998.
"Alternative Approaches to the Regulation of Local Access: An Economic Analysis", "Beyond Convergence" International Telecommunications Society, Stockholm, Sweden, June 24, 1998.
"Clashes of the Old and New Regulation & Broadband Markets," Invited Paper, ICC 98, Atlanta, June 9 , 1998.
"Should the Internet Care About Regulation?", First Berlin Internet Economics Workshop, Berlecon, Berlin, German, October 24-25, 1997.
"Open Video Systems: An Evolution of VDT", "Bridging Digital Technologies & Regulatory Paradigms", Haas School of Business, Berkeley, California, 1997.
"Comparative Approaches of Problems Raised by the Protection of Universal Service", International Symposium of Telecommunications, "Policies, Regulations, Alliances in Europe and Throughout the World", Monaco, March 22-23, 1996.
Discussant at National Telecommunications Policies I & Interconnection From a Different Perspective sessions of "Interconnection: The Key to the Network of Networks", International Telecommunications Society, Wellington, NZ, April 10-12, 1995.
"Long Distance Competition in the USA: A Pandora's Box?", Telecommunications Infrastructure and the Information Economy: Interactions Between Public Policy and Corporate Strategy, Ann Harbor, Michigan, March 10-11, 1995.
Eric de Fontenay, Founder & Editor
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