Unsafe at Any Rate

by Hank Hultquist

Vice President of Federal Regulatory

In recent blogs I have explored: (a) the FCC’s absurd practice of regulating the structure of long distance pricing even as long distance is rapidly vanishing as a distinct consumer service; and (b) the foolishness of extending obsolete interconnection rules to IP networks. Today, I will try to tie these seemingly distinct modes of transportation…

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Price Regulation in the Buggy Whip Market

by Hank Hultquist

Vice President of Federal Regulatory

Throughout the course of this year’s debate over net neutrality and Title II classification, one thing the FCC consistently disavowed was retail price regulation of broadband. Indeed, price regulation should be the last thing a modern regulator would want to be associated with. It is rightly seen in most respectable regulatory establishments as a throwback…

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