Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Uneconomics of Data Cap Price Regulation and Legislation — Part 14 Broadband Internet Pricing Freedom Series

December 20, 2012 The latest attempts to subvert the competitive success of the current free market broadband Internet to advance the fantasy of abundance uneconomics and cost-less Internet commons is the New America Foundation’s (NAF) white paper entitled: “Capping the Nation’s Broadband Future? Dwindling competition...
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Don’t Miss FSF’s Book: Communications law and Policy in the Digital Age

December 14, 2012 For those who have been following my Obsolete Communications Law Series, and those interested in an outstanding and more in-depth free-market analysis of the many communications matters that demand modernization for the digital age, please don’t miss: Communications Law and Policy in...
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Google Fiber’s Avoidance of Phone Service Makes Case for Obsolete Law

December 7, 2012 This week Google’s actions made the case that U.S. communications law and regulation is obsolete. The Head of Google Fiber disclosed that Google considered offering phone services in Kansas City as part of its bundle of Gigabit “ultra high-speed” Internet service and...
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What Court Data Roaming Decision Means for FCC Open Internet Order

December 4, 2012 While the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals gave the FCC a significant win in upholding the FCC’s Data Roaming Order, the incremental, serpentine, and limiting way the court did it suggests that this same Court will likely not uphold the FCC’s sweeping...
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