Friday, May 20, 2016

Two New Perspectives from FSF Scholars!

This week, the Free State Foundation published two Perspectives from FSF Scholars. President Randolph May and Visiting Fellow Gregory Vogt coauthored a paper entitled "It’s Time for U.S. Leadership Regarding Zero-Rating and Similar Programs." This Perspectives discusses how zero-rated services can expand broadband access around the world and why a hands off approach from the FCC regarding zero-rated services could influence foreign governments to do the same.
In a different Perspectives from FSF Scholars entitled "Video Report Data Undermine the FCC’s Rationale for New Device Regulation," Senior Fellow Seth Cooper points out the inconsistencies between the FCC's Seventeenth Video Competition Report and its February 2016 proposed set-top box rulemaking