Newspaper Articles – John Stephenson

The Strange Persistence of Net Neutrality

Eduardo Porter’s May 8, 2012 article for the New York Times, “Keeping the Internet Neutral,” got a lot of people in the communications policy community talking.

Doesn’t the Government Know There Is Competition and Innovation in Wireless?

Strange as it may sound, the Pentagon City Mall in Arlington, Virginia is a perfect microcosm of the U.S. wireless industry.

States Target Internet and Telecom for Exorbitant Taxes

State governments are starving for more money to pay for their broken budgets.

What Price Taxpayer-Financed Broadband?

“We're putting money in a sinking ship,” said William Theriot, vice-chairman of the City-Parish Council for Lafayette, Louisiana, in a recent interview.

ALEC Calls for Privacy Solutions to Protect Consumer Choice

The chairmen of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Communications and Technology Task Force are calling for the Obama Administration to protect consumers, their online privacy choices, and

Government Should Recognize the Consumer-Driven Revolution in Communications

Right now we are in the midst of a revolution in communications. Dynamic changes and improvements in technology have revolutionized the way we live and work.