Mercatus Gathers Experts to Debate Mobile Competition
May 19th, 2011
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 – The Mercatus Center, a market orientated research center located at George Mason University, gathered key industry insiders to discuss how the Federal Communications Commission analyzes market competition in the wireless industry on Wednesday.
“The FCC needs to look beyond just the numbers to determine if competition is actually occurring,” said Thomas Hazlett, professor of law & economics at George Mason University School of Law. “The Commission should take into account the analysis conducted by Wall Street to see how the financial market views the mobile market.”
TPRC Issues Final Call for Abstracts for September Conference at GMU Law
March 31st, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 – TPRC, an annual conference on communications, information, and Internet policy, issued a final call for abstracts for submissions to its annual conference in September. Abstracts should be submitted for consideration by midnight Thursday.
A Congressional Workshop on Trust
September 28th, 2009
A Congressional workshop will examine the proper application of antitrust policy to the information technology sector and scrutinize the direction the new administration is taking. The workshop will occur on October 16 in the Rayburn Office building. The workshop has the potential to explore how the application of government antitrust law can significantly affect innovation and investment, for good or ill.
White Spaces Battle Heats Up as Broadcast Networks Seek 'Time Out'
October 23rd, 2008
WASHINGTON, October 23 – The top executives of the four major broadcast networks on Thursday urged the head of the Federal Communications Commission to delay a vote on a politically simmering issue that pits broadcasters against Google and high-tech executives.