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BIG BANG! Explosive Disruptors and the Innovative Age

March 11, 2014

Next week, Larry Downes, one of our biggest influences and author of Big Bang Disruption, will join his co-author Paul Nunes for a talk about...


Is the FCC stalling on the IP Transition to coerce concessions from telcos?

October 9, 2013

The companies that own the old copper telephone networks are chomping at the bit to transition to Internet Protocol so they can carry not only...


Defend Uber! The FTC Jumps Into the Fray — On the Side of Disruptive Competition

September 8, 2013

FTC Commissioner Josh Wright, a former TechFreedom Adjunct Fellow, blasted the D.C. Taxicab Commission’s proposal to protect the taxi oligopoly from Uber, Lyft, Hailo and...


FCC Anxiously Puts One Toe Halfway in Tepid Water with IP Transition “Trials”

May 10, 2013

Today, the FCC asked for comments on initial trials for a transition from outdated switched telephone networks to Internet-based (IP) alternatives. Instead of studying the...


Toward Modern, Modest Regulation for the IP Transition

January 28, 2013

AT&T and NTCA have asked the Commission to open a proceeding to facilitate the telephone industry’s ongoing transition from legacy, time-division multiplexed (“TDM”) networks to...


UMG-EMI Deal Is No Threat To Innovation In Music Distribution

June 20, 2012

Everyone loves to hate record labels. For years, copyright-bashers have ranted about the “Big Labels” trying to thwart new models for distributing music in terms...