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FCC Votes to Regulate the Internet – What’s Next?

by Raymond J. Keating- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to regulate the Internet – both wired and wireless broadband networks – as a utility, absurdly and dangerously trying to apply regulations initially enacted in 1934 for a long-gone Ma Bell telephone monopoly to the dynamic, ever-changing 21st century Internet. The implications of such […]

5 Key Points from Annual Global CEO Survey: Over-Regulation Tops the List

by Raymond J. Keating- In late January, PwC started to release information from its 18th “Annual Global CEO Survey.” This survey of 1,322 CEOs from 77 nations offers a valuable business take, if you will, on an assortment of issues. Some key points are worth highlighting on the economy and policymaking: 1) Growth Outlook. “CEOs […]

FCC’s Pai and O’Reilly: “Future of Entire Internet at Stake”

Disclose the plan, delay the vote. FCC regulatory plan for the Internet is radically different from what the public saw and commented on last year. by Karen Kerrigan- SBE Council’s Center for Regulatory Solutions survey on regulation last year found that 84% of Americans believe “too many special interests” control the regulatory process; 72% believe […]


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