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Outdated Regulations Will Make Consumers Pay More for Broadband

Self-styled consumer advocates are pressuring federal regulators to “reclassify” access to the Internet as a public utility. If they get their way, U.S. consumers will…

U.S. Investment Heroes of 2014: Investing at Home in a Connected World

In this era of globalization, goods, services, money, people, and data all cross national borders with ease. Indeed, connectedness to the rest of the world…

Mandatory Interconnection: Should the FCC Serve as Internet Traffic Cop?

Since the agreement between Comcast and Netflix was struck in February 2014, several parties have called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to regulate dealings…

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PRESS RELEASE: PPI Statement On New York State Fracking Ban

WASHINGTON—Derrick Freeman, Director of the Energy Innovation Project at the Progressive Policy Institute, today released the following statement after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced…

Huffington Post: Entrepeneurs: Engines of our Economic Growth

In a piece penned for the Huffington Post by U.S. Representatives Scott Peters (D-Calif. 52), Ron Kind (D-Wis. 3), and Patrick E. Murphy (D-Fla. 18)…

Outdated cable box rule harms the data-driven economy

Innovating in the digital age requires flexible rules that keep pace with the latest technology. This is especially true in the video services market, where…

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No Guarantees When It Comes to Telecom Fees

To rebut our estimate of new annual state and local taxes and fees caused by reclassification, Free Press offers two claims: (1) that all of…

Regulating the Open Internet: A Letter to Pro-growth Progressives

To Whom It May Concern: As Democrats who care about the dual priorities of protecting broadband consumers and stimulating broadband investment, we are gravely concerned…

Surprising New Data on Young College Graduates

Despite falling unemployment and a recovering labor market, young college graduates continue to struggle in today’s economy. Analysis of new data reveals the real wages…

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Nov
20
The Great Net Neutrality Debate: Should the FCC Ban Paid Prioritization?
2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
Mar
13
New Principles for a Progressive Broadband Policy
The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Chinese Ballroom, Washington DC
Jan
29
The Open Internet: Where Do We Go From Here?
Sofitel Hotel Paris Ballroom, Washington, DC
Sep
27
Carew to Speak on Regulation Policy at Hill Briefing
Hart Senate Office Building, Washington
Jul
29
Capitol Hill Briefing: A New Broadband Policy for Progressives
Russell Senate Office Building Room 253, Washington DC
Jul
18
Shaping the Digital Age-A Progressive Broadband Agenda
Rayburn House Office Building B-340, Washington DC
May
9
Regulating in the Digital Age
Hotel Monaco, Washington D.C.