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Table of Contents Editor’s Note Full issue   Essay A Better Agency: Reforming the Federal Communications Commission By Representative Greg P. Walden This Essay offers the thoughts of Representative Greg Walden of Oregon on reforming processes at the Federal Communications Commission. As Chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the U.S. House Committee on Read more about Issue 3[…]

Issue 2

Table of Contents Editor’s Note Full issue   Article Confusion, Uncertainty, and Fear: How the FCC’s Increased Reliance on Adjudication Is Harming Carriers, Competition, Consumers, and Investment By Jonathan Marashlian, Jacqueline R. Hankins, Seth L. Williams, and Keenan P. Adamchak In recent years, the Federal Communications Commission has increasingly relied on informal adjudications to craft industry-wide regulatory policies, arguably creating new regulations Read more about Issue 2[…]

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Special Commemorative Edition on The 20th Anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996   Reflecting on Twenty Years Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996 A Collection of Essays on Implementation To commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Journal has compiled thirty-two essays by individuals involved in the Act’s drafting, implementation, Read more about Issue 1[…]

Issue 3

Article   Deja vu All Over Again: Questions and a Few Suggestions on How the FCC Can Lawfully Regulate Internet Access By Rob Frieden Professor Frieden assesses the current state of the FCC’s Open Internet Order of 2015, which converted consumer broadband Internet access into a Title II service, as well as the potential outcomes Read more about Issue 3[…]

Issue 2

Articles The Story of the FCC’s Net Neutrality Decision and Why It Won’t Stand Up In Court By Ajit Pai The Federal Communications Commission is coming under intense political pressure to reclassify broadband Internet access as a common carrier telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act. Yet, almost no attention has been directed Read more about Issue 2[…]

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Articles   Tariffing Internet Termination: Pricing Implications of Classifying Broadband as a Title II Telecommunications Service By George S. Ford, PhD & Lawrence J. Spiwak, Esq. The Federal Communications Commission is coming under intense political pressure to reclassify broadband Internet access as a common carrier telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act. Yet, Read more about Issue 1[…]

Issue 3

Full Issue Essays Wickard for the Internet? Network Neutrality After Verizon v. FCC By Christopher S. Yoo The D.C. Circuit’s January 2014 decision in Verizon v. FCC represented a major milestone in the debate over network neutrality that has dominated communications policy for the past decade. This article analyzes the implications of the D.C. Circuit’s Read more about Issue 3[…]

Issue 2

Table of Contents Editor’s Notes Full Issue Articles No Dialtone: The End of the Public Switched Telephone Network By Kevin Werbach The set of arrangements known as the Public Switched Telephone Network (“PSTN”) is the foundation for the modern global communications system and the myriad benefits it delivers. Today, the era of the PSTN is Read more about Issue 2[…]