Analysis

Net neutrality keeps the Web from running like an airport security line. And it might go away.

Let’s talk about the end of net neutrality in terms of a hellscape everyone knows: airport security lines. Imagine Verizon and Comcast are running the security lines—and websites and services are the ones trying to get through. With net neutrality

Why the FCC Should Prevent ISPs from Micromanaging Our Lives

[Commentary] Network neutrality prevents broadband Internet service providers from micromanaging our lives online.

No, the FTC CANNOT Have A Ban On All ISP Blocking.

Since most folks won’t plow through 5500 words of legal analysis, I’ve gotten some requests to specifically address the claims by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and others that the Federal Trade Commission can address blocking

Get set: Your internet bill is about to soar, thanks to Trump's FCC

[Commentary] Dec 14's the day that the Trump administration will overturn former President Obama’s rules protecting consumers from greedy telecom companies manipulating internet access and pricing. I got a preview of what’s to come over the weeken

The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess.

[Commentary] If you’ve lost sleep worrying about the growing power of the alt-right — that shadowy coalition that includes white nationalists, anti-feminists, far-right reactionaries and meme-sharing trolls — I may have found a cure for your anxie

The Hypocritical Dishonesty Of The Net Neutrality Campaign

Mozilla (and many others) are building their case for net neutrality around the fear that other, bad corporations are going to impose “censorship” that is so much worse the benevolent speech patrols of the corporations they like. The Federal Commu

Can the FTC Really Handle Net Neutrality? Let’s Check Against the 4 Most Famous Violations.

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and defenders of the draft Order insist that a combination of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Section 5 (15 U.S.C.

What's the Rush to End Net Neutrality?

The Federal Communications Commission will vote to repeal its 2015 network neutrality rules during its December 14 meeting.

A Retrospective Analysis of Vertical Mergers in Multichannel Video Programming Distribution Markets

Using data on the prices paid by multichannel video programing distributors (“MVPDs”) for basic cable networks, Ford conducts a retrospective analysis of the price effects of the Comcast-NBCU merger.

Principles for Privacy Legislation: Putting People Back in Control of Their Information

Four guiding principles for Congress to consider before crafting any online privacy legislation in order to create the strongest protections for consumers: