The FCC Disincentive Auction – My Daily Caller Op-ed

April 22,2014

 

Please don’t miss my new Daily Caller op-ed: “The FCC Disincentive Auction.”

It exposes an auction at war with itself, with more economic disincentives than incentives to bid.

It also spotlights the irony of FCC auction rules that approve a de facto Sprint and T-Mobile “wireless duopoly” of auction bidders.

It’s Part 14 of my Spectrum Waste Fraud & Abuse Series.

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Spectrum Waste Fraud & Abuse Series

Part 1: U.S. Government’s Obsolete and Wasteful Spectrum Hoarding and Rationing [9-7-12]

Part 2: U.S. Falling behind the World in Auctioning Broadband Spectrum [9-24-12]

Part 3: U.S. Government’s Obsolete & Dysfunctional Spectrum Management [10-5-12]

Part 4: America’s Real Wireless Problem Isn’t Too Little WiFi [2-17-13]

Part 5: The Looming Government Spectrum Scandal [3-7-13]

Part 6: FCC’s Obsolete Wireless Competition Mindset [3-26-13]

Part 7: DOJ Joins FCC in Picking Wireless Winners and Losers [4-15-13]

Part 8: The FCC/DOJ’s One Gigahertz Spectrum Charade [6-7-13]

Part 9: The New U.S. Spectrum Policy has Big Problems [6-19-13]

Part 10: A 600 MHz “UNE-P-Like” Wireless Auction? [6-25-13]

Part 11: Arbitrary Spectrum Policy [6-28-13]

Part 12: FCC Shouldn’t Pick Wireless Technologies [12-2-13]