Editorials: Randolph J. May

End the Costly Integration Ban - Part II

For almost eight years, I have been urging, along with other Free State Foundation scholars, an end to the costly so-called "integration ban."This outdated, costly FCC regulation bans cable operato

Ending the Costly Integration Ban

This past Tuesday the House of Representatives, in a bipartisan voice vote, passed a bill reauthorizing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act.

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.