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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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- The Year 2010 in IT Outsourcing, Network Neutrality, and Federal Broadband
Telecommunications Chapter of Annual Privatization Report 2010
Steven Titch and Leonard Gilroy
February 25, 2011
- No More iPhones: How Network Neutrality Threatens Wireless Broadband Innovation
What FCC net neutrality regulations will mean to your cell phone
Policy Brief 85
February 11, 2010
- Rethinking Universal-Service Policy in a Broadband Internet Era
Bringing inexpensive broadband connectivity to as many people as possible
Policy Study 376
September 2, 2009
- The Internet Is Not Neutral (and No Law Can Make It So)
Why net neutrality will stifle innovation and competition
Policy Study 375
May 28, 2009
Experts: Network Neutrality
- Adrian Moore
Vice President, Policy
RSS Feeds: Network Neutrality
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