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

Antitrust

Preconceived Conclusions Coming out of House Antitrust Hearings

by Isabelle Morales On Thursday, October 1, the House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held a hearing entitled, “Proposals to Strengthen the Antitrust Laws and Restore Competition Online.”   Chairman David N. Cicilline began the hearing by describing big tech companies as the kind of monopolies we last saw…

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…