Editorials: Randolph J. May

Senator Thune, Commissioner Pai Advocate Telecom Policy Reform

I am grateful that Senator John Thune, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai

Changes in Attitudes: Competition Policy and the FCC

Remember the opening line from 

The FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal: The Wrong Way to Use Regulatory Presumptions

Despite judicial rebuffs of the Federal Communications Commission’s two previous efforts to impose net neutrality mandates on Internet service providers – requirements that, in effect, and in one

The Legally Problematic Nature of a Title II Reclassification of Internet Services

I confess that I am more than a bit mystified at the way FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and his Democrat colleagues, seemingly, are moving ever closer in the direction of embracing a Title II recla

Charter-ing the Way Forward

Aside from whether you think the proposed Comcast - Time Warner Cable merger ultimately should be approved or not, it's hard to suggest that Comcast's announcement that it will divest 3.9 million s

Procrustes at the FCC

The Federal Communications Commission has a Procrustean problem. The agency would do well to acknowledge it as a means of reforming its regulatory process.

Section 706, Wild Assumptions, and Regulatory Restraint

I was pleased that Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly accepted my invitation to participate as a keynoter at the Free State Foundation's 

It's the Consumer, Stupid! - Part II

In thinking about the brouhaha over AT&T's proposed "sponsored data" plan for its wireless service, I was reminded of a blog I wrote shortly after the oral argument in Verizon's appeal of the