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ALEC Comments on FCC Municipal Broadband Vote
Overtly political acts are often breathtaking, usually for the arrogance, ignorance and desperation they bring to light. They are made even more so when appointed officials of a so-called independent…
It’s Time for the FCC to Call Off Its Convoluted Power Grab
A potential heavy-handed federal power grab is threatening the fabric of constitutional federalism, and Congress is divided on whether to interfere. The Federal Communications Commission is considering proposals that will…
A Number That Does Not Compute – 706: FCC Preemption Will Cost Taxpayers Millions
ALEC commends former FCC Commissioner and Tennessee regulatory official Deborah Taylor Tate for her principled and reasoned criticisms of current proposals to federally preempting state laws restricting muni broadband networks.
FCC Commissioner’s Staffer Makes Compelling Case Against Muni Broadband Preemption
On August 20, Matthew Berry, Chief of Staff to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Ajit Pai, spoke out in convincing manner against FCC preemption of state laws restricting municipal…
Why the FCC Should Stay Out of the Local Broadband Business
This appeared on Governing.com May 20, 2014. By: Rep. Blair Thoreson Despite two failed federal attempts to assume new powers over the Internet, the…
Taxed Three Times: How the Digital Goods and Services Fairness Act Protects Consumers from Multiple Taxes
It is no surprise that a majority of Americans purchase tangible items like clothing, books, and even groceries online. However, a recent finding from the…
Doesn’t the Government Know There Is Competition and Innovation in Wireless?
Strange as it may sound, the Pentagon City Mall in Arlington, Virginia is a perfect microcosm of the U.S. wireless industry. On the Mall’s four floors, amid department stores such…