Op-eds and Articles

USA Today: Old rules make Internet more expensive

If the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) votes to “reclassify” the Internet as a public utility, U.S. consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets…

CNN: We’re all culpable over CIA torture

While studiously avoiding the word “torture,” CIA Director John Brennan told reporters on Thursday that the aggressive interrogation program yielded information that helped the agency…

The Hill: Shooting yourself in the foot

What’s gotten into our European friends? Beset by slow growth, tensions over immigration and a rising fever of anti-Euro populism, some leaders are trying to…

Europe should focus on spurring European tech growth

The European Parliament is expected to vote on Thursday on whether Google should be required to spin off its search engine. But that vote —…

Holding out hope on Iran

Not much has gone right in the Middle East during President Obama’s second term. The White House has been hoping that a nuclear deal with…

Outdated cable box rule harms the data-driven economy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…

The Washington Post: Obama’s plan to regulate the Internet would do more harm than good

President Obama’s call this week to regulate the Internet as a public utility is like pushing to replace the engine of a car that runs…

How Democrats Can Recover

Electoral defeats are painful, but clarifying. As Democrats survey the damage left by a larger-than-expected Republican wave, it’s possible to discern four signposts on the…

The Hill: Midterms confirm political stalemate

Although Republicans won a more sweeping victory than expected in yesterday’s midterm elections, the results tell us surprisingly little about what Americans expect of their…

The FCC Chairman Steps Into The Abyss

Last Friday, Gautham Nagesh reported that the FCC  was inching closer to adopting a proposal put forward by Mozilla as its solution to the net…