Republicans don’t make a case for regulating Big Tech

The recent House Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Big Tech CEOs from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google turned into two hearings: one for Democrats, who largely want to control the companies’ business models and finances, and another for Republicans, who mostly want a say in the companies’ content management. In this blog post, I address the [...]

Next Practices Live: Infrastructure Sharing panel on July 23, 2020

A lot of countries are interested in having telecom operators share infrastructure. Some are concerned that capital costs are a barrier to competition. Others believe that sharing might result in lower prices. What are the real effects of sharing? Why is it that some operators willingly share infrastructure, but others do not? I talked with [...]

5 questions for the Big Tech CEOs

On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing featuring the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet. Here are five questions the committee might ask the CEOs and my thoughts on how they might respond. Read Dr. Mark Jamison's full blog post online at AEI.

Managing Telecommunications When the Pandemic Hangs On: The Case of Peru on July 16, 2020

Regulators and utilities across the globe have been managing through the pandemic. Some countries have paid large economic costs for combatting the virus and are still being hit by surges. This even while other countries are recovering. How can these unfortunate countries cope? We welcomed to Next Practices Live Dr. Roxana Barrantes and Mr. Juan [...]

What if House Judiciary Committee members were testifying before Big Tech?

The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing featuring the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet on July 27. One purpose of the hearing appears to be to set the stage for the release of a committee staff report that, according to rumors, will recommend changing laws so that antitrust officials can pursue these [...]