Editorials: Scott Cleland

FTC Implicitly Urges FCC to Not Reclassify Broadband as a Utility

The FTC implicitly laid down an important jurisdictional, political, and public marker against FCC reclassification of broadband as a utility, in its recent FCC 

The Forgotten Consumer In The Fast Lane Net Neutrality Debate

Is the Internet consumer in charge or the product sold to others? Is net neutrality about protecting consumers or Silicon Valley?

Decompetition Decompetition Decompetition

The FCC’s new professed mantra is “competition competition competition.” However, the FCC appears to be pursuing a de facto policy of decompetition rather than competition.

NetCompetition’s FCC Comments – Don’t Preempt State Muni Broadband Laws

There are two core reasons the FCC should not try to preempt State muni-broadband laws.

Debunking Consumerist Bogus Claim Mobile Data Does Not Compete with Cable

Pro-regulation interests often resort to highly misleading arguments to advance their cause.

Internet Peering Doesn’t Need Fixing – NetComp CommActUpdate Submission

The old adage is true here; “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it.”

Maryland Rules Uber is a Common Carrier - Will FCC Agree?

The Daily Record reports that the Maryland Public Service Commission ruled that Uber is

Supreme Court and European Union Expose Google's Massive Privacy Liabilities

Google has privacy clay feet. The NSA and Big Data may also, since they are relying on many of the same outdated legal assumptions as Google.