Is net neutrality necessary to protect First Amendment values in the 21st Century? Or does the First Amendment actually prevent net neutrality regulation? How can both of these questions be considered simultaneously?
"'Capricious' is defined as 'given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior.' That is just the word to describe the FCC’s decision in its 2014 Order to reverse a quarter century of agency practice by a vote of 3-to-2..."
"Promoting broadband deployment should be the overarching goal of everything the FCC does. To that extent, we applaud the Commission for finding time to include an eleven (11) - paragraph Notice of Inquiry about how promote broadband deployment in its new Broadband Progress Report..."
On February 13 an administrative law judge (ALJ) at the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) issued a proposed decision regarding the Comcast/Time Warner Cable (TWC) merger. The proposed decision recommends…
"The International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE) and TechFreedom filed initial comments in these proceedings urging the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) not to preempt the state laws at issue in North Carolina and Tennessee..."
"Any new rules issued by the Commission should not be based on Title II. For the reasons we explained in our comments, we believe re-opening Title II would be a disaster in ways that Title II proponents do not seem to understand – or, at least, have not been willing to seriously discuss."
"Respondent (“Aereo”) deploys a system of tiny antennas and large computer servers to capture, transcode, and retransmit live television broadcasts online without authorization or, indeed, any contractual relationship with copyright holders at all..."