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The State of U.S. Broadband: Is It Competitive? Are We Falling Behind?

Advocates for new regulation of the U.S. broadband Internet base their case on the related contentions that (i) our nation lags behind the rest of…

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…

Where are the Big Data Jobs?

The recent White House report on big data has garnered a great deal of public attention, both for its strong support for big data as…

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In Its Dealings with ISPs, Netflix is Holding a Powerful Card

By producing compelling online content and interfacing directly with its customers, Netflix is holding a powerful card—and I’m not talking about its Emmy-award-winning show. Rather than playing…

The New York Times: Shifts in Wireless Market May Sway a Sprint Deal

Edward Wyatt’s piece this morning, “Shifts in Wireless Market May Sway a Sprint Deal,” examines how the evolving mobile and wireless markets affect the prospects…

Gigaom: The FCC cares about peering fights, but how will it act?

On May 27th PPI hosted an event titled “Should the FCC serve as Internet Cop?”  The event consisted of a panel discussion as well as…

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What’s Missing from the Net Neutrality Debate? A Principle for Designing Good Remedies

The reaction from netizens was swift and fierce: Chairman Wheeler’s proposal to permit paid prioritization on the Internet—with an offer to stamp out discriminatory conduct…

PPI Abroad: “Digital Trade Study Group” Recap

Last week (April 22-25), PPI returned to Europe for an intensive round of high-level meetings and one big public event in three capitals, Paris, Brussels…

FCC’s Wheeler Plays Hand Courts Dealt Him

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s determination that he can allow Internet Service Providers to offer differentiated service options to websites and content providers – an ability…

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