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 […]

FCC Comments on Net Neutrality & Title II: A Comprehensive Analysis

Unprecedented Volume and Clutter in FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Docket The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), policymakers, and the media face enormous challenges navigating sentiment about Title II regulations because of the unprecedented volume (over 21 million comments) and clutter in the electronic docket. Broadband for America commissioned an independent analysis based on publicly available data […]

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