Telecommunications

Senators Question President’s Pick for OIRA Administrator

Senators Question President’s Pick for OIRA Administrator

Howard Shelanski questioned on delays, retrospective review, and role for cost-benefit analysis.

New York City Unleashes a Flood of Open Data

New York City Unleashes a Flood of Open Data

Law promises to promote transparency and encourage technological innovation.

Happy Birthday, The Regulatory Review!

Happy Birthday, The Regulatory Review!

RegBlog celebrates two years of regulatory news, analysis, and opinion.

AT&T Seeks Government Support to Modernize Internet Infrastructure

AT&T Seeks Government Support to Modernize Internet Infrastructure

AT&T petitions the FCC to facilitate experimental transitions to an Internet-based network.

Indian Supreme Court Says Resource Auctions Are Not Required

Indian Supreme Court Says Resource Auctions Are Not Required

Advisory opinion seeks to clarify how government may allocate natural resources.

Do Chinese Telecom Companies Pose a Threat to U.S. National Security?

Do Chinese Telecom Companies Pose a Threat to U.S. National Security?

Congressional committee releases report on potential security risks.

The Value of Increasing Unlicensed Spectrum

The Value of Increasing Unlicensed Spectrum

Increasing unlicensed spectrum could increase social welfare.

FCC Reform Bill Wins Key Committee Vote

FCC Reform Bill Wins Key Committee Vote

Party-line vote moves forward bill that would change FCC processes.

EU Reveals New Strategy to Improve Online Privacy

EU Reveals New Strategy to Improve Online Privacy

Proposal would unify EU data protection laws and reduce business compliance costs.

Commerce Department Responds to Concerns over Expansion of Internet Domain Names

Commerce Department Responds to Concerns over Expansion of Internet Domain Names

Public criticism prompts Commerce Department to address risks associated with domain name expansion.

A Call for a Radical New Communications Policy

A Call for a Radical New Communications Policy

The FCC should regulate like antitrust agencies, providing competition-based ex post remedies.