Monthly Archives: January 2011

FCC’s Net Regs in Conflict with President’s Pledges

The FCC’s Open Internet order should be ripe for review and “fixing” given President Obama’s pledge in his SOTU speech last night: “To reduce barriers to growth and investment, I’ve ordered a review of government regulations. When we find rules that put an unnecessary burden...
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Welcome to the FCC-Centric Internet

Welcome to the FCC-centric Internet, where all those with Internet disputes and problems go for resolution and justice. Today the Washington Post heralds the FCC’s New Internet Order in its article: “Net Neutrality Complaints Pile Up.” Tellingly, after six years of the FCC handling only...
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Why Verizon Wins Appeal of FCC’s Net Regs

Verizon is highly likely to win its appeal of the FCC’s December Open Internet order, because the FCC’s order is likely to deeply and broadly offend the legal sensibilities of the Appeals Court, just like the FCC offended the DC Appeals Court’s sensibilities when it...
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Why FCC’s Net Regs Need Administration/Congressional Regulatory Review

To promote “America’s free market,” President Obama today ordered a government-wide review of regulations that “make our economy less competitive,” in order to take us “toward a 21st century regulatory system.” Here is the case for why the FCC’s December Open Internet order deserves to...
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