ICLE on Digital Discrimination

Communications Daily – ICLE comments to the Federal Communications Commission regarding digital discrimination in broadband were cited by Communications Daily in a story about the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s comments on the subject. You can read full piece here.

The International Center for Law & Economics agreed, adding the FCC “has for years been explicit about its apprehension to impose direct rate regulation.” It also asked the agency to reject NTIA’s proposal to adopt a disparate impact standard in the definition of digital discrimination. “Mere statistical correlation between outcomes and protected characteristics is insufficient to demonstrate discrimination,” the group said.