Critics at Digital Policy Institute Say Net Neutrality Is a Solution In Search of a Problem
July 22nd, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 – As the Federal Communications Commission received more than a million comments on the agency’s push for net neutrality regulations governing the conduct of broadband providers, critics argued on July 15 that net neutrality is a counter-intuitive solution in search of a problem. Moreover, these critics said, “common carriage” regulation under […]
Is Internet Interconnection the New Network Neutrality? Panel Suggests a New Regulatory Creep
FCC, Net Neutrality
May 28th, 2014
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 – The Federal Communications Commission is likely to experience increasing pressure to intervene in and resolve disputes involving internet interconnection, experts said on Tuesday at a panel hosted by the Progressive Policy Institute. Central to the discussion was the question of whether the FCC should go as far as to mandate […]
ITIF Panel: FCC Needs to Address Spectrum Needs
FCC, Mobile Broadband, Spectrum, Wireless
May 18th, 2011
WASHINGTON May 18, 2011 – The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation assembled a unique group of economists, legislative aides and engineers on Tuesday to explore how best to allocate this scarce resource.
Economists Say Network Neutrality Regulation Would Harm Consumers
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality
April 12th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2010 – A group of well-known economists has determined that the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed network neutrality regulations would harm consumer welfare.
Office of Science and Technology Policy Official Calls for Patent Reform at Wireless Event
November 2nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 2, 2009 – A top technology advisor to President Obama said Monday that the administration was committed to reforming and streamlining the patent system as a way to foster innovation. Speaking at an event on wireless innovation, White House Office of Science and Technology Deputy Director Tom Kalil addressed innovation across the economy, and particularly at the university, industry and K-12 educational levels.