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April 19, 2019

Winning the Global Broadband Race

The race is on. The option for the U.S. is to either win or fall behind, ceding the future to our global competitors.

March 21, 2019

Expanding Broadband Access while Preserving Market Competition

Proposed legislation in Georgia would expand broadband access by allowing electric co-ops to enter the broadband market. It also properly includes the necessary protections to ensure competition, such as barring the new co-op broadband entrants from charging exorbitant fees to their competitors for utility pole attachment.

February 7, 2019

Local Governments Want to Expand Broadband--and Their Tax Grab

The FCC is proposing to reaffirm its cable franchising rules, which are needed to limit local governments' efforts to increase their reach, regulations and fees (i.e., taxes).

January 31, 2019

Smart Tech Needs Sound Policy

Innovation continues to outpace government, especially the capacity of legislatures to design sound policy frameworks. The danger is that poor policy will hamper the rollout of smart technology.

January 4, 2019

California Schemin'

A successful consumer data privacy law would be a federal law that addresses interstate issues.

December 20, 2018

Those Greedy Cities

When government imposes costs on companies, they end up being passed along in the form of higher prices.

December 14, 2018

It's Been a Very Good Year for Broadband Since Repeal of Internet Regulation

The internet got dramatically better in the year since internet regulations were reversed.

October 4, 2018

Jerry Brown, Meet the Constitution

California's effort to regulate the internet ignores the Constitution's Commerce Clause, even though the internet is the very definition of interstate commerce.

August 31, 2018

Driverless Cars Are Driving Safer Roads in Texas

Surveys show that much of the public is concerned about driverless cars; but pilot programs in Texas will hopefully dispel those fears. 

August 9, 2018

Government Must Put Innovation First in Communications Innovation, Including 5G

There is a role for government to play in the 5G rollout, and it’s not more regulation—it’s removing government impediments so the private sector can build infrastructure as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

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