Monthly Archives: September 2014

FTC Implicitly Urges FCC to Not Reclassify Broadband as a Utility

September 23, 2014   The FTC implicitly laid down an important jurisdictional, political, and public marker against FCC reclassification of broadband as a utility, in its recent FCC filing in the FCC’s Section 706 inquiry proceeding. Respectfully outside of the Open Internet proceeding considering whether...
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The Forgotten Consumer in the Fast Lane Net Neutrality Debate

September 18, 2014 Please see my latest Daily Caller op-ed: “The Forgotten Consumer in the Fast Lane Net Neutrality Debate” – here. It explains how the whole “no fast lane” argument is misdirection that serves Silicon Valley’s interests at the expense of what’s best for...
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De-competition De-competition De-competition – My Daily Caller Op-ed

September 14, 2014   Please read my Daily Caller op-ed: “De-competition De-competition De-competition” here. De-competition is regulation that undermines competition in order to justify more regulation. As one can see from the “de-competition” series below, this isn’t the first time the FCC has turned to de-competition...
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The FCC’s Redefinition of Broadband Competition

September 4, 2014 What is the FCC’s definition of “competition?” That is the defining question and take-away from FCC Chairman Wheeler’s latest broadband speech, “The Facts and Future of Broadband Competition.” Tellingly the Chairman said: “Since my first day as Chairman of the FCC my...
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Why is Silicon Valley Rebranding/Redefining Net Neutrality?

September 2, 2014 Via their Congresswoman, Silicon Valley is trying to redefine net neutrality for their benefit under the benign guise of “rebranding.” Their desired re-definition is that net neutrality now should be the principle that “all bits are created equal.” This is an unreasonable...
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