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eBook Pricing Antitrust Suit Risks Harming Competition

March 8, 2012

Today, it was reported that the Justice Department plans to sue Apple and five of the largest publishers for allegedly colluding to raise prices on...


Courts, not FCC, Should Protect Free Speech against Mobile Service Shut-offs

March 2, 2012

Today, the FCC issued a Notice of Inquiry, responding to an emergency petition filed last August regarding temporary shutdown of mobile services by officers of...


White House Ignores Real Bill of Rights in Call for Privacy Regulation of Internet Businesses

February 23, 2012

The White House’s “Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World” report outlines a revised framework for consumer privacy, proposes a “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights,”...


‘Next Digital Decade’ eBook a Must-Read for Digital Policy

February 21, 2012

TechFreedom launched just over a year ago with the publication of The Next Digital Decade , a free ebook that brought together 26 scholars of...


Complete Overhaul of FCC Lifeline Program Is Not Enough

February 13, 2012

TechFreedom’s Larry Downes explains the problems with the Lifeline program on WebProNews . Although good intentions pushed its genesis, since there was no cap and...


FCC Wants $25 Million for Cell Phone Subsidy Program ‘Fraught with Fraud’

February 13, 2012

TechFreedom’s Larry Downes was quoted in US News & World Report , explaining the problems with Lifeline and a proposed pilot program to extend access...