Telecommunications

Correcting a Persistent Myth About the Law that Created the Internet

Scholar argues that section 230 of the Communications Decency Act applies to internet platforms regardless of their “neutrality.”

Adopting Rebuttable Presumptions at the FCC

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

Marketcraft and the Digital Economy

Information technology has disrupted regulatory regimes and recast policy debates.

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

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

Updating Telephone Technology for the Deaf Community

The FCC proposes updates to its requirement that companies support particular telephone technology for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The FCC Takes Steps Toward Unlocking the Set-Top Box

Policy researcher argues that the FCC’s newest proposal for set-top boxes is set up to fail.

First-ever Incentive Auction Finally Begins

FCC launches complex process to reallocate airwaves for broadcasters and wireless companies.

Move Over 4G LTE, Get Ready for 5G

Industry and regulators move forward on next generation wireless broadband.

Fate of Municipal Broadband in Court

Sixth Circuit holds hearing on FCC’s municipal broadband order.

FCC to Consider Unlocking the Cable Box

Chairman Wheeler seeks to promote competition in the video services market by unlocking the set-top box.

How Cooperation Between Telecom Firms Can Improve Efficiency

Scholar argues that cooperation and competition can co-exist in the European telecom industry.

Open Internet Regulation Faces Challenges

Legislative and judicial challenges seek to block the FCC’s new rules on net neutrality.