If you hoped to attend a “candid conversation” with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai at CES, I have bad news: he won’t be there. In a tersely worded statement, Consumer Technology Association head Gary Shapiro announced:
Unfortunately, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is unable to attend CES 2018. We look forward to our next opportunity to host a technology policy discussion with him before a public audience.
CTA - FCC - Comment
The CTA and FCC both declined to offer any further comment.
Reasons for cancellation with such late notice could be almost anything (and on either side), but one...