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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,…

The PPI Tech/Info Job Ranking

The last few years have been tough for many cities and localities. Most places have not yet fully recovered from the financial collapse, either in…

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…

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Thanks To Bill Clinton, We Don’t Regulate The Internet Like A Public Utility

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…

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…

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Mandel Speaks at All Things Connected Washington Post event

Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, described the Internet of Things as the “extension of the Internet to the physical world….

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…

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,…

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