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Digital Gatekeepers and the Free Markets

By: Nicolaine M. Lazarre** If you’re not paying for the product, you ARE the product. I hear that trope in many contexts. In this day and...

Attracting Advanced Communications Networks to Our Communities in the 21st Century

By: Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay On February 8, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Telecommunications Act of 1996 with the intent of ushering...

While Privacy Rights Uncertain, Pai Seeks Unified Approach

Technological convergence and industry consolidation have spurred internet service providers to become leading content companies. The same forces are transforming search engines and social media...

5G Rolling Out in “Test Markets” By Mid-2017

Yesterday, Verizon announced that it would begin rolling out 5G connectivity to 11 test markets: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta, Georgia; Barnardsville, New Jersey; Brockton, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas;...

Regulatory Restraint: The Road Less (and Better) Traveled

In a year in which Kanye West simultaneously announced his presidential bid for 2020 and retroactively endorsed Donald Trump after admitting that he, himself,...

Mobile Like Me Asks FCC to Keep Data Free

With the mantras, “FCC, Please Keep Our Data Free” and “Free Data is the Only Way For Me”, #MobileLikeMe campaign supporters gathered outside of...

The FCC Would Make Broadband Less Accessible

Access to high-speed internet is crucial to anyone trying to live and work in today’s economy, and can help people from every community live...

New Set Top Rule Could Further Disenfranchise Diverse, Independent Businesses

By Ron Busby, President & CEO, US Black Chambers, Inc. Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission began its quest to #unlockthebox, an effort the...

Congressional Dems Want More Info on FCC Set Top Box Plan

On the Tuesday following Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's release of a new set top box proposal, Congressional Democratic leadership wants the Commission...

Free Data Plans Make Economic Sense, Study Says

A recent study by Northwestern University Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Market Economics William P. Rogerson provides an economic rationale for the...