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FCC Proposed Privacy Rules More Dangerous Than Meets the Eye

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) inches closer to making a decision on its proposed privacy rules for broadband internet access service providers, economists,...

#UnlockTheBox: Claims Consumer Benefits, But A Costly Exchange in the End

Last fall Congress held a hearing on Federal Communications Commission Oversight to explore the proper role of the FCC in supporting our increasingly broadband-reliant,...

E-Commerce sites follow Walmart’s lead in banning sale of Confederate flag...

On Tuesday, a handful of large e-commerce websites announced that they would ban the sale of Confederate flag items. Walmart had announced that it...

Congress Moving Toward Action on Net Neutrality

In less than one week the Federal Communications Commission is expected to release its new net neutrality rules.  Over the past year, yet another...

Convergence, Competition, and Consumer Protection Should Dictate Communications Policy

Convergence is the hallmark of the modern communications marketplace.  It may have made sense to view and regulate various communications platforms as distinct silos...

Context is Key in Communications Act Update

A lot can change in eighteen years, especially when it comes to technology. In considering ways to update the Communications Act, then, Congress must be mindful of context.

U.S. v. Apple: Is DOJ in the Way of Minority Small...

Back in April, the United States Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Apple, Inc.(AAPL:NASDAQ). The Department claims that Apple conspired with a number...

Who Gets Online Sales Tax Revenue?

Congress should consider how states allocate sales tax revenues.

The Future Depends on Technology, Competition and Innovation

We are in the midst of a broad conversation about the future of the Internet.

Wireless Taxes: Why You Don’t Have $10 for Lunch Today

"This tax, that tax.  What do they all mean?  Well, I guess I have to pay them if I want to keep this phone."...