Kudos to Consumer Watchdog, which filed a amicus curiae brief with the court detailing the ongoing problems with the proposed Google Book Settlement. The brief points to anticompetitive risks, constitutional and other important issues. ACI agrees and would emphasize the major risks to be the monopolization of ”orphan works” and potential market power in the “book search” market. To read Consumer Watchdog brief [...]
Will Proposed Net Neutrality Regulations Lead to Fewer IT Jobs? On January 28th, Dr. Larry Darby, Senior Fellow and Former FCC Bureau Chief, presented the findings of ACI’s latest study “The Internet Ecosystem: Employment Impacts of National Broadband Policies.” The study authored by Larry Darby, Joseph Fuhr and Stephen Pociask shows that network companies employ [...]
Study concludes net neutrality and other regulations on network providers would have an adverse impact on the economy and employment WASHINGTON – Today on Capitol Hill, the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research released the findings of a study examining the impact of policies, including ‘network neutrality,’ on job creation and national broadband [...]
The Institute Files FCC Comments: Finds Internet Regulations Would Reduce Network Investment and Consumer Welfare; Data To Support Internet Regualtions Called “Woefully Inadequate”
ACI Files FCC Comments in Internet Regulation Proceedings Based on All Empirical Evidence, Internet Regulations Would Reduce Network Investment and Raise Consumer Prices Washington, DC, January 14, 2010 –– Finding the record of support for net neutrality based regulations “woefully inadequate” the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (ACI) today urged [...]
Read our AOL op-ed on net neutrality and how it will do more harm and good for American consumers … http://www.sphere.com/opinion/article/debate-dont-mess-with-net-success-by-imposing-net-neutrality-rules/19314409
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