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Congress Needs to Stop the FCC From Taking Over the Internet

Congress, not the FCC, should decide how the internet should be regulated.

Deborah Collier May 22, 2024
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FCC Should Avoid Another Net Neutrality Debacle

Former Obama administration solicitors general agree net neutrality rules should not be restored.

Thomas Schatz September 22, 2023
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Blast from the Past on Internet Regulations

The Biden Administration Competition Executive Order undermines the competitive internet marketplace.

Deborah Collier July 14, 2021
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Consumers Win When Their Welfare is Protected

The antitrust consumer welfare standard is under fire from changes at the FTC, legislation and lawsuits.

Deborah Collier July 9, 2021
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President Biden's Executive Order Will Harm Rather than Promote Competition

President Biden's Executive Order will harm competition and increase the size, scope, and power of the federal government.

Thomas Schatz July 9, 2021
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Reforms are Needed for Financing the Universal Service Fund

The current funding mechanism for the Universal Service Fund is unsustainable and needs to be reviewed.

Deborah Collier January 25, 2021
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The Restoring Internet Freedom Order Court Decision

It is long past time to provide the telecommunications industry with certainty on how the internet will be regulated now and into the future.

Deborah Collier October 2, 2019
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A Free Internet One Year Later

One year ago, net neutrality proponents were demanding action, protesting in the streets, and threatening public officials and their families because the internet was going to die when the Restoring Internet Free

Deborah Collier June 11, 2019
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DOJ Files Suit Against California’s Onerous Net Neutrality Law

While not unexpected, it was still disappointing to see California Governor Jerry Brown (D) sign into law Senate Bill 822, creating the most restrictive set of rules for internet service prov

Deborah Collier October 2, 2018
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Streamlining 5G Deployment

On June 28, 2018, Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) introduced S.

Deborah Collier July 16, 2018
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FCC Works Through the Mid-Band Spectrum

On July 12, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to adopt an Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Expanding Flexible Use of the 3.7 to 4.2 GHz Band (GN Docket No. 18-122).

Deborah Collier July 13, 2018
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The Internet is Alive and Well as of June 11, 2018

On June 11, 2018, the Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO) went into effect.  The hysteria over its impact nearly rivaled the doomsday scenarios created around January 1, 2000, when wild claims were made that every computer system in the world...

Deborah Collier June 11, 2018

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