Intellectual Property

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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The De-Americanization of the Internet – My Daily Caller Op-ed

November 19, 2013 Please don’t miss my latest Daily Caller op-ed: “The De-Americanization of the Internet” — here. America’s dominance of the Internet has peaked. Read why and what it means.  It’s Part 3 of my “World Changing Internet” research series. World Changing Internet Series...
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YouTube is Ultimate a la Carte – My Daily Caller Op-ed

November 14, 2013 Please see my latest Daily Caller op-ed, “YouTube is Ultimate a la Carte” – here — on Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Rockefeller’s new legislation: “Consumer Choice in Online Video Act.” It’s Part 21 of my Broadband Internet Pricing Freedom series. Broadband Internet...
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The Bitcoin/Virtual Currency Bubble – Beware of the Alchemy of “Abundance Economics”

June 4, 2013 Bubbles happen because people ignore economics and assume away reality in their excitement over a new idea. “Virtual currencies” could be the latest tech “economics of abundance” bubble in the making. Fans of abundance economics imagine that the free and open Internet’s...
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Cellphone Unlocking Legal, But Cellphone Lockpicking Illegal – Keeping Copyright Neuterers Honest

March 5, 2013 Rhetoric aside, the Administration drew an under-appreciated and principled line in defending property rights in its deft partial support of the Free Culture petition to the White House to “make unlocking cellphones legal.” For those paying attention to the whole Administration statement,...
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