The Hill: The digital divide in rural America

  By Ron Duncan Most of us living in urban and suburban areas take the speed of the internet for granted. No longer a luxury, it has become an integral part of our daily life. Unfortunately, many of our most rural communities do not share that experience. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has made bridging the […]

USA Today: Break up the Google-Facebook-Amazon web monopoly

By Ev Ehrlich Policy makers are beginning a long overdue reappraisal of the giant website and social media companies (“edge” providers) that dominate the Internet today — or as they might have been called a century ago, “The Web Trust.” Facebook spread lies for money, grossly distorting our elections. Google has been hit with a whopping $2.7 billion […]

Experts Continue to Weigh in on the Harms of Title II Regulations

Despite the hyperbolic rhetoric that has become commonplace around the issue of net neutrality, there are still some who are having thoughtful, reasoned conversations about the issue. Recently, the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy convened communications industry experts and a former Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to discuss the impact of […]

RealClearPolicy: Saving Net Neutrality Requires Bipartisanship

By Harold Ford Jr. On July 12, some internet activists led a “day of action” urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to preserve net neutrality and ensure that American consumers can enjoy a free and open internet. Their effort to generate support for net neutrality is well intentioned, but their target is misguided. To ensure open internet […]

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