Monthly Archives: December 2009

FCC’s Berkman study debunked by Bret Swanson

Kudos to Bret Swanson for his outstanding debunking of the approach and conclusions of the FCC’s Berkman study on broadband policy lessons in his Real Clear Markets piece, “Harvard’s Berkman Study Bungles Broadband.” To the extent that the FCC wants its decisions to be fact-based,...
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Googleopoly V — Why the FTC Should Block Google-AdMob

  Below is the abstract of my latest white paper in my five-part “Googleopoly” series of antitrust white papers. The full white paper is at this link and at www.googleopoly.net.   Googleopoly V* — Why the FTC Should Block Google-AdMob The Top Ten Reasons Why...
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Read May’s Great Op-ed: “Voiding the Constitution”

Kudos to Randy May of the Free State Foundation for his outstanding op-ed in the Washington Times today: “Voiding the Constitution: FCC rules could counter free speech.” Randy’s must read piece explains why net neutrality rules would perversely accomplish the exact opposite of what net...
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Schmidt Goobris: “we should have 100% share”

Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt told Forbes: “Our model is just better.” “Based on that, we should have 100% share” — per Forbes cover story: “When Google runs your life.” This is a remarkably ill-advised admission when Google is: Seeking FTC antitrust approval to buy the...
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PFF’s Esbin debunks net neutrality assertions

I strongly recommend Barbara Esbin’s excellent PFF white paper that systematically debunks many of the core assertions of net neutrality proponents. Barbara’s clarity of thought, and her reasonable and well documented analysis proves that so many assertions of supposed “fact” made by net neutrality proponents...
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