Broadband

The U.S. model of infrastructure-based competition in broadband markets has served us well, and continues to be an engine of dynamic innovation.
Broadband
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August 15, 2016
Prohibiting data-based price differentiation would be terrible policy and a remarkably paternalistic departure from a common practice that is widely accepted throughout the economy.
July 6, 2016
The FCC should align its broadband privacy regulations with the innovation-friendly FTC approach, despite spurious arguments to the contrary, Doug Brake explained in reply comments filed with the FCC.
June 14, 2016
Congress should direct the FCC to abandon its flawed broadband privacy proposal and instead align its approach with the FTC’s well established framework.
May 27, 2016
ITIF filed comments with the FCC, advising against its flawed broadband privacy proposal. The FTC should provide uniform privacy oversight.
April 27, 2016
The broadband privacy rules proposed by the FCC are less about putting consumers in control and more about curtailing business-model innovation, said Doug Brake in Forbes.
March 29, 2016
The FCC should expand Lifeline to offer a tech-neutral voucher for whatever communications tools best suit users' needs, said Doug Brake in Innovation Files.
March 25, 2016
News that Netflix has been slowing video streams shows how bright-line rules are ill-suited for open Internet oversight, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.
March 17, 2016
The FCC should give the "green light" to zero-rating programs, says Doug Brake on Innovation Files.
March 1, 2016
ITIF report rejects calls for the FCC to regulate broadband privacy differently than the rest of our digital economy.
February 8, 2016
Robert Reich’s new book reads like the last message in a game of telephone on the topic of broadband policy, writes Doug Brake in Real Clear Policy.

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