Digital Liberty advocates for a consumer-driven market free from heavy regulation or taxation of the Internet, technology, telecommunications, video games, and media.

5G

Reminder: Wholesale aka Nationalized 5G is not the Path Should Go Down

By: Noah Vehafric The race to adopt new powerful, 5G technologies continues around the world. And the desire to reach the 5G finish line keeps reviving a hideous idea: creating a national 5G network. Just recently the Pentagon released a request for information looking into the possibility of running such a network. So let’s remind ourselves why this is not the…

5G

FCC: Four Years of Realized Opportunities

It is normal procedure for the Federal Communications Commission to appear before House and Senate Committees, but the blatant politicization is unacceptable. With the title of the hearing being “Trump FCC: Four Years of Lost Opportunities,” we all know this is a set up for political grandstanding. The title is…

Antitrust

Coalition Supports Competition & Consumer Welfare Over Politization & Weaponization of American Antitrust Law

Today, Digital Liberty joined a coalition letter to the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights for the record as part of its hearing entitled “Stacking the Tech: Has Google harmed competition in online advertising?” The letter clearly lays out the importance of the consumer welfare standard in…

FCC

FCC Takes Action to Expand Access and Investment in the 4.9 GHz Band

By: Noah Vehafric The FCC published a proposed order today that would promote development of the underused 4.9 GHz band by allowing individual State governments to license portions of the band to third party users for commercial, infrastructure, or other purposes  This marks a change from a 2002 decision by the FCC which announced that the…

Research

Trump Administration Announces $1 Billion in AI and Research Institutes Nationwide

By: Noah Vehafric The Whitehouse announced last week a new initiative to commit $1 billion towards research of emerging technologies like 5G, artificial intelligence, and quantum information science (QIS), with the goal of “ensuring American leadership in the future… for technologies that will shape our economy and security…

Regulation

Telehealth is Here to Stay

By: Noah Vehafric The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has opened the door to make telehealth a permanent part of our healthcare system. And that can mean many great benefits to Americans by expanding access, lowering costs, and protecting at-risk individuals.  The use of telehealth grew faster in the past five months…

5G

Unleashing 5G Potential

By: Laurel Duggan President Trump has announced his plan to make 100 megahertz of mid-band spectrum available for commercial 5G deployment. By enabling widespread adoption of 5G, this will promote innovation and economic opportunity while bolstering our national security.  The administration has collaborated with the Department of Defense to ensure that these…