Regulations Could Soon Increase Your Broadband Prices


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.

Proof: Regulating the Internet Means Consumers Pay More


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 […]

The Hill: FCC Regulations Almost Killed the Internet

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Did you know that old, monopoly-style regulations almost killed the Internet a couple of decades ago?  Now, a proposal being considered at the FCC might come back to these “common carrier” regulations.  To read ACI’s newest piece, visit The Hill’s Congressional Blog.

The Hill–An Easy Step to Reducing Credit Card Fraud

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As the holiday shopping season approaches and on the heels of President Obama’s bold move that requires government-issued credit and debit cards to be equipped with new chip and PIN technology aimed at reducing fraud, the findings of a new Gallup poll are not only timely, but they also underscore the urgent need for action […]

The Hill Cites ACI and Congressional Letter on Consumer Fees

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The Hill is the latest media outlet to cite ACI’s work on patent pool charges that unnecessarily raise electronic prices paid by consumers.  Our work is also cited by Congressman Pompeo’s letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.  To read the Hill’s article, Click here.