Five ways to cripple the FCC

In recent years, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has written sweeping regulations based on little more than well-crafted narratives while ignoring the cornerstones of good regulation: independence, evidence and analysis. It has made the regulatory process an “economics-free zone,” writing regulations in the dark and ignoring warnings of unintended consequences. It has intervened in markets [...]

Seven steps to ensure you become over-regulated

Remember the good old days, when Silicon Valley was all about creating cool stuff, taking risks, and making people say, “Wow!”? Now it seems the headlines are much more focused on the valley’s encounters with government: The heads of Google and Facebook were called to Europe to face calls for increased regulation, the Federal Communications [...]