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A Brief History of Internet Regulation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Proposals to regulate the Internet are often presented as “new” solutions to deal with modern problems, but the most significant of these proposals,…

Stumping Patent Trolls On The Bridge To Innovation

President Obama brought much needed attention this June to “patent trolling,” a growing area of litigation abuse vexing America’s high-tech industries. In these lawsuits, shell…

Can the Internet of Everything bring back the High-Growth Economy?

The United States and the other major advanced economies are currently stuck in a seemingly endless twilight of slow growth. The numbers are ugly: The…

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The Hill: Been there, done that on broadband

A DC federal court struck down the FCC’s “net neutrality” regulations earlier this year, but did nothing to resolve an ongoing debate over whether or…

A Merger of Necessity

The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the imagined world the broadband industry’s critics and the real world in which these companies…

Has the FCC Chairman Solved the Net Neutrality Quagmire?

Up until the D.C. Circuit’s recent decision in Verizon v. FCC, extreme voices of the political spectrum dominated the “net neutrality” debate. The far left pressed…

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Private Sector Investment and Innovation Must Be Encouraged

PPI has consistently argued that in most cases, pro-investment and pro-innovation policies will give the best long-term results for raising the living standard of ordinary…

Senate Commerce Committe Testimony: Crafting a Successful Incentive Auction: Stakeholders’ Perspectives

 “Crafting a Successful Incentive Auction: Stakeholders’ Perspectives” United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Testimony of Hal J. Singer,…

America’s Digital Policy Pioneers

On Wednesday, we honored Larry Irving, Ambassador Bill Kennard, Ambassador Karen Kornbluh, Ira Magaziner, and Michael Powell as digital policy pioneers at our event “Enabling…

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