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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[…]

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Table of Contents Editor’s Notes Full Issue Articles Internet Policy’s Next Frontier: Usage-Based Broadband Pricing By Daniel A. Lyons Broadband providers have begun abandoning all-you-can-eat unlimited Internet plans in favor of data caps and other regimes that charge customers based on use. Consumer groups, having won the battle for net neutrality, now challenge this shift. Read more about Issue 1[…]

Issue 3

Table of Contents Editor’s Note Full Issue Articles Avoiding Rent-Seeking in Secondary Market Spectrum Transactions By Jeffrey A. Eisenach & Hal J. Singer Since at least the early 1990s, policymakers have recognized the benefits of using market-based mechanisms to allocate spectrum usage rights, including relying on auctions to award spectrum licenses and, more importantly, allowing Read more about Issue 3[…]

Issue 2

Table of Contents Editor’s Notes Full Issue Articles The Evolution of Regulation: Twentieth Century Lessons and Twenty-First Century Opportunities By John W. Mayo This article identifies lessons from the past fifty years to develop a foundation for twenty-first century regulatory policy formation. It finds that while the trend toward deregulatory policies over the last half-century Read more about Issue 2[…]

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Table of Contents Editor’s Note Full Issue Articles Does the Communications Act of 1934 Contain a Hidden Internet Kill Switch? By David W. Opderbeck A key area of debate over cybersecurity policy concerns whether the President should have authority to shut down all or part of the Internet in the event of a cyber-emergency or Read more about Issue 1[…]