FCC’s New Do Not Track List Authority

Will the FCC create an Internet “Do Not Track” list like the FTC created the “Do Not Call” list enjoyed by three quarters of Americans? In ruling the Internet to be subject to common carrier consumer protection law, the Obama FCC’s recently passed Open Internet...
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Internet Peering has Obsolesced Interconnection Regulation

The old adage is true here; “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it.” The Internet peering marketplace works exceptionally well and it has for its entire twenty year history. The unparalleled success, growth, and resiliency of the unregulated model for the Internet backbone peering marketplace...
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Why Is the FCC Regulating the Biggest Privacy Risk Platforms the Least?

April 29, 2016 The epic flaw in the FCC’s Title II privacy NPRM is that it purports to best protect consumers’ private information by only regulating broadband providers’ use of that private information, while emphatically protecting dominant edge platforms from FCC privacy regulation when they...
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FCC’s AllVid NPRM Is Anticompetitive, Anticompetitive, Anticompetitive

April 22, 2016 FCC’s AllVid NPRM Is Anticompetitive, Anticompetitive, Anticompetitive WASHINGTON D.C. – The following quotes are based on NetCompetition’s submitted comments on the FCC’s AllVid NPRM and may be attributed to Scott Cleland, Chairman of NetCompetition: “Think for a moment. Would anyone think it...
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NetCompetition’s Comments on the FCC “AllVid” Set Top Box NPRM MB Docket No. 16-42/CS Docket No. 97-80

NetCompetition’s Comments on the FCC “AllVid” Set Top Box NPRM MB Docket No. 16-42/CS Docket No. 97-80 Note: Comments are from Scott Cleland, Chairman of NetCompetition.org is a pro-competition e-forum representing broadband interests.  See www.netcompetition.org.  Think for a moment. Would anyone think it “pro-competitive” if...
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