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Please join AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy for a conference to address key steps we can take, as members of the global community, to maintain a free Internet.
The internet champions “permissionless innovation,” the ability to develop new services without tedious negotiation and approval. As the FCC makes its third attempt to develop a fair, coherent, and lawful regulatory policy for the internet, it can either apply this principle or it can adopt Title II — a contrary rule that once limited the pace of innovation in the historic telephone network.
Chairman Rockefeller, Ranking Member Thune and members of the Committee, it is a privilege to be before you today. My comments today will focus on the future of the video market, tying its current state to other ongoing issues that face this Committee and the market generally.
The future of the...
To date, Netflix, like thousands of other Internet companies, pays third parties for transit. Now it wants to get the service for free through regulated price controls and a reclassification of broadband providers as common carriers. It has even invoked net neutrality, a concept that applies to managing traffic on last-mile networks, to justify its claim.
Chairman Coble, Ranking Member, and Members of the Subcommittee, my name is Tom Sydnor, and I thank you for asking me to testify during your historic efforts to lead what future scholars should call the Fifth General Revision of U.S. copyright law. I serve as a Visiting Scholar at...
Netflix has been lobbying for regulations to make interconnection services free for content providers. It’s interesting that Netflix would make this assertion given its own experience with the law when managing congestion in its DVD by mail business.
Please join AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy for a roundtable discussion of how conservatives should approach fundamental reforms in copyright law and policy.
The U.S. and Canada are two of the world's most robust and competitive wireless markets. Both countries have a variety of wireless networks, providers, products, and services. The extensive next-generation wireless networks of the countries have been the hotbed for wireless innovation, including the Blackberry, the iPhone, Android, and scores of mobile applications and innovations.
Calls for patent legislation reform are intensifying, primarily because of increasingly problematic "patent trolls" that frivolously and aggressively litigate patents, costing companies as much as $29 billion in 2011 alone.
Please join AEI as the chief actuary for Medicare summarizes the report’s results, followed by a panel discussion of what those spending trends are likely to mean for seniors, taxpayers, the health industry, and federal policy.
Please join us as four of Washington’s most distinguished political observers will revisit the Watergate hearings and discuss reforms that followed.