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The Constitutional Foundations of Communications Law and Policy

The Constitutional Foundations of Communications Law and Policy

The government must recognize constitutional property and free speech rights in communications law and policy.

Time to Solve the Information Problem

Time to Solve the Information Problem

A private fairness doctrine could induce more accurate media by dismantling the political information bubble.

Can Robocalls Be Stopped?

Can Robocalls Be Stopped?

Scholars propose solutions to endless robocalling.

The Rise of the Political Text Message

The Rise of the Political Text Message

The FCC gives political campaigns the long-awaited green light on peer-to-peer text messaging.

The Ongoing Saga of Chevron and Net Neutrality

The Ongoing Saga of Chevron and Net Neutrality

The FCC’s position on internet access will continue to change unless Congress passes clear legislation.

Reforming the FCC’s Captioned Telephone Service Program

Reforming the FCC’s Captioned Telephone Service Program

The FCC ought to consider new approaches to setting rates for captioned telephone service providers.

Adopting Rebuttable Presumptions at the FCC

Adopting Rebuttable Presumptions at the FCC

Deregulatory rebuttable presumptions would help advance the goals of the Telecommunications Act.

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Independent agencies should take steps to conduct more thorough economic analysis when writing regulations.

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

The D.C. Circuit strikes down some of the FCC’s restrictions on automated calls.

The Internet Can Survive Without Net Neutrality

The Internet Can Survive Without Net Neutrality

Recent paper argues that antitrust law could effectively protect Internet value in the absence of net neutrality rules.

Chevron and Net Neutrality at the FCC

Chevron and Net Neutrality at the FCC

Net neutrality has “bounced” from regulation to repeal under an often-used administrative law doctrine.

The Sunshine Act and Transparency at the FCC

The Sunshine Act and Transparency at the FCC

New practice of releasing drafts of proposed actions enhances the public’s understanding of agency actions.