Monthly Archives: January 2014

NetCompetition Release on Comm Act Update House Submission

January 31, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2014 Contact:  Scott Cleland 703-217-2407 WASHINGTON D.C. – The following quotes addressing Chairmen Upton & Walden’s requests for input on modernizing the Communications Act may be attributed to Scott Cleland, Chairman of NetCompetition: “A key organizing principle for modernizing...
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Exposing Netflix’ Extraordinary Net Neutrality Arbitrage

January 24, 2014 Netflix’ defensive reaction to the Appeals Court Verizon v. FCC decision in its recent shareholder letter speaks volumes about Netflix’s unique and extraordinary net neutrality regulatory arbitrage. It also begs much more scrutiny. This analysis exposes: how deceptive Netflix has been to...
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Why Professor Crawford Has Title II Reclassification All Wrong

January 16, 2014 Recently the leading public voice of Title II Reclassification of broadband, Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford, asserted “All the FCC has to do is change their mind and say, ‘We got it wrong.’ [The FCC] has ample political congressional authority to do...
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NetCompetition Statement on Verizon v. FCC Court Decision

January 14, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2014 Contact:  Scott Cleland 703-217-2407 Court Upholds FCC’s “General Authority to Regulate” Broadband in Verizon v. FCC, But Denies FCC Authority to Impose Common-Carrier-like Regulation of Broadband.  This win-win, Could Settle into a de Facto Net Neutrality...
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Is Net Neutrality Trying to Mutate into an Economic Entitlement?

January 12, 2014 Net neutrality activist opposition to AT&T’s new Sponsored Data offering exposes that the purpose of “net neutrality/open Internet” is not just about protecting consumers and free speech, or preventing anti-competitive behavior. Those calling for an FCC investigation of AT&T’s Sponsored Data are...
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3 Minute Video: Why We Need a Modern Communications Law

January 8, 2014 To learn why America needs to modernize its obsolete communications laws, please take three minutes to view this video where I explain why — here. Many thanks to Dan Berninger, Founder of the Voice Communications Exchange, for producing this video “VCXC Examines the Future of Communications.”...
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