Dave Farber on Title II ISP Regulation

The FCC was designed as an independent agency because the public is always biased in favor of the status quo. As Henry Ford may have said about his Model T, the public just wanted faster horses because they were scared of cars.

May 17, 2017 0

San Francisco’s Cultural Divide

Co-chair Susan Crawford (right) leads a panel discussion about the plan to wire San Francisco with high-speed Internet service.

The failure of Google Fiber to connect America’s cities to ultra-fast gigabit networks took a bizarre turn this week: San Francisco, the incubator of the apps economy, is seriously considering…

March 16, 2017 0

Interesting Technologies Raise Interesting Questions — and Opportunities

Silicon Valley and its imitators around the world are always active on dozens of fronts that don’t break into the news cycle until they’ve gone through several cycles of innovation,…

March 17, 2015 0

AT&T and Verizon Again Named Top “Investment Heroes”

For the third year in a row, the Progressive Policy Institute published their “Investment Heroes” report, and for the third year in a row AT&T and Verizon topped the list…

September 11, 2014 0