By: Laurel Duggan Four poultry executives were indicted in June on charges of price-fixing. Attentive ranchers blew the whistle about flat prices for livestock despite record profits for meat processors, resulting in Senate investigations. Several other companies are likely to be investigated over these allegations. Entrenched competitors are now clamoring to…
By: Laurel Duggan Innovation has driven transformative change in telecommunications. The government is struggling to keep up. As communications providers expand into unserved areas, a regulation written a full decade before the invention of the iPhone is slowing them down and driving up their costs. The Universal Support Fund (USF) aims…
By: Laurel Duggan At least twenty-three states are temporarily easing regulations on telemedicine in response to COVID-19. There are now more than 500 repealed regulations – including regulations that put up barriers to telehealth and healthcare. The regulations in question prevent healthcare providers from working across state lines; require…
Digital Liberty joined a coalition of 21 groups to submit joint comments on the Commerce Department’s proposed rule, “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services [ICTS] Chain.”
Even though diverting 911 fees from public safety networks is illegal, states are still using the money for unrelated and inappropriate purposes.
On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, the Law and Economics Center hosted a panel discussion on GDPR, its negative economic effects, and the potential for those effects to impact the economy of the United States.
This petition continues the FCC’s deregulatory efforts to promote innovation and free-market principles.
Diverting 911 fees from public safety networks is illegal, but that doesn’t stop some from using this money for unrelated and inappropriate purposes.
The FCC approved a Report and Order that would remove ownership restrictions and allow auctioning of the 2.5 GHz band’s white space, leading to greater commercial use in the band and technological innovation.
After studying the issue for six years, the FCC announced last week that it will maintain its existing radiofrequency exposure safety standards.