Monthly Archives: May 2011

Denying Competitive Substitution is Weakest Link of FCC’s De-Competition Policy

In order to justify broadband price regulation in the Open Internet and Data Roaming orders, the FCC and FreePress must continue to undermine Congress’ competition policy by denying the increasingly obvious and incontrovertible facts that users competitively substitute broadband services between various broadband technologies like...
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Pro-regulation FreePress’ Fact-Challenged Opposition to AT&T/T-Mobile

FreePress’ radical anti-business, anti-capitalism politics lead it to make up or contort facts and analogies in order to promote its world view of a publicly-owned and regulated Internet commons. In FreePress’ latest opposition to the AT&T-T-Mobile merger, FreePress continues to nonsensically analogize this merger with...
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FCC’s In Search of Relevance in 706 Report

The FCC’s latest arbitrary and capricious torturing of the facts, law, and common sense, in its most recent 706 report, makes it obvious that the FCC is “in search of relevance” and highly insecure about its authority and role in the broadband competition era. Apparently,...
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My Forbes Op-ed on Google’s Disregard for the Law

My new Forbes’ op-ed:¬†Google Disregards the Law, tells the sordid story behind today’s story of Google apparently agreeing to settle a criminal investigation with the Department of Justice for ~$500m for promoting and accepting advertising from illegal online pharmacies. The op-ed sadly chronicles that this...
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The Big Unanswered Net Neutrality Questions

The latest debate over net neutrality regulation in the House Judiciary Committee today spotlighted for me three big fundamental questions that the FCC has still not answered. If the alleged net neutrality problem the FCC claims to be trying to solve in the Open Internet...
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New Evidence Increases Google’s Antitrust and Privacy Risk

New “smoking gun” incriminating and damaging evidence from court documents in the Skyhook vs. Google court case, likely increases Google’s antitrust and privacy risk on multiple fronts. (For background on the Skyhook case see here, here.) A must-read piece by Mike Swift of The Mercury...
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