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The House heard testimony this week from a cable companies, satellite companies, wireless companies, and providers of “over-the-top” programming on demand via the Internet Protocol (IPTV), including Netflix.
The bureaucrats at the Federal Communications Commission are set to make their play at picking wireless spectrum winners and losers.
Abolish the FCCDecember 22, 2011
Because there exists no area of human activity that couldn't benefit from more paternalistic attention ... Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the Federal Communications Commission to your Web browser.
Has the digital economy reached a point where all ex ante regulations should be discarded?
Three top free-market policy experts think so. The need for a uniform ex post approach to overseeing the Internet sector as a whole was the rough consensus of yesterday's panel, A New Framework the FCC, sponsored in Washington by The Mercatus Center of George Mason University.
What does FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Really Think About Net Neutrality?March 1, 2011
Congress has already begun to engage the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over its network neutrality policy. The House Energy and Commerce Commission is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a resolution opposing the new rules. “The last thing we need, in my view, is the FCC serving as Internet traffic controller,” said House Speaker John Boehner in a speech on Sunday.
Telecommunications Chapter of Annual Privatization Report 2010February 25, 2011
- IT outsourcing in state governments,
- Cloud computing and the future of IT outsourcing,
- the national Network Neutrality debate, and
- an analysis of the FCC's new National Broadband Plan.
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- Save the Net
Abolish the FCC
December 22, 2011
- The Reluctant Regulator
What does FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Really Think About Net Neutrality?
March 1, 2011
- The Rise of Cybercollectivism
Progressives look for a “master switch” to produce their ideal Internet.
February 11, 2011
- Internet Cop
President Obama’s top man at the Federal Communications Commission tries to regulate the Net.
February 8, 2011
- Obama Isn't Fooling Anyone
The president is no deregulator
January 19, 2011
- Net Neutrality Plan Looks Like Internet Regulation for Regulation’s Sake
Genuine fears of derailing the technology sector have reduced the FCC to hedging on regulations for their own sake
December 13, 2010
- Leave Them Tubes Alone
The trouble with net neutrality
May 21, 2010
- Debate: FCC's Net Neutrality 'Third Way'—The Wrong Way to Go
May 11, 2010
- Saving the Internet from the FCC
Why the Web doesn't need a regulator.
April 28, 2010
- Network Neutrality's Impact on Smartphones
High-tech and cell phone industries have been thriving without government
April 20, 2010
- The FCC Doesn't Need to Be
Why we should abolish the Federal Communications Commission
April 5, 2010
- The War Over Neutrality
How the tech industry learned to stop worrying and love the FCC.
January 6, 2010
- The Packets Must Get Through
From the book "The Consequences of Net Neutrality Regulations on Broadband Investment and Consumer Welfare"
November 19, 2009
- FTC's Blogger Disclosure and Ethics Rules Are Terrible Idea
Hi, I'm from the government and I'm here to regulate the blogosphere
July 20, 2009
- Net Neutrality Really Means Internet Mediocrity
Congressional plans would slow technological innovation
April 19, 2007
- The Market, Not Regulators, Should Decide the Internet's Future
Why net neutrality regulations are a bad idea
July 10, 2006
- Stevens-Inouye Telecom "Reform" Falls Way Short
Network neutrality is just one of the key issues
May 5, 2006
- Network Neutrality Is a Terrible Idea
Google shows this will be battle of Goliaths
February 13, 2006
- Network Neutrality and Other Regulatory Mistakes
U.S. is 13th in broadband penetration
January 9, 2006
- Broadband Users Have Plenty of Choices
Consumers don't need 'network neutrality'
August 15, 2005
- Neutral Networks Are the Devil's Allies
Broadband consumers can vote with their pocketbooks
August 1, 2005
Experts: Network Neutrality
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Vice President, Policy
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