The public was offended when NSA coopted RSA’s encryption products and we were disappointed when some social media firms shared their customer’s private data with government, other firms, and law enforcement. It’s not acceptable for government and industry to cooperate against the public at large, but when we face genuine national security threats, most of […]
In mobile wireless and Internet markets, consumers deserve the final say on which constructive innovations, new product features and infrastructure should survive. In those markets, consumers notice the rapid pace of change and while they may not use every innovation that comes along, they welcome the steady stream of appealing changes and increased value from […]
This piece, written for the American Enterprise Institute’s Tech Policy Daily blog explains why regulating broadband service providers like public utilities will guarantee that consumers will pay substantially more for their broadband services. To read or print the piece, visit the AEI’s TechPolicyDaily.Com.
The American Consumer Institute sent an Ex Parte letter to the commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission explaining how the proposed reclassification of broadband services from an “information service” to a “telecommunications service” under Title II regulations would subject broadband services to a full array of new taxes, which means that consumers will be paying substantially more for their broadband services. A PDF of […]