Editorials: Randolph J. May

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

The Brouhaha Concerning the FCC's In-Flight Cellphone Proposal Is Misplaced

Thursday, the FCC considered issuing a proposal that seeks comment on the Commission’s rules regarding the use of mobile wireless services on board aircraft.

Will High Retransmission Consent Fees Hamper a Successful Incentive Auction?

In recent years, over-the-air broadcasters, under the current retransmission consent regime, have been able to exact increasingly higher fees for permitting Multi

A Message for Susan: Dynamic Markets Make Predictions Hazardous

I was thinking of Susan and her book again this weekend.

Why the FCC Needs to Get With the Times, Finally

We are in the midst of a transition away from copper wire-based communications services to broadband Internet-based services - a transition that then-FCC commissioner

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

One of my favorite off-Broadway shows is  

Labor Day 2013: Lincoln, Labor, and Liberty

I've just finished reading Rich Lowry's new book, Lincoln Unbound, and as someone who ha