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Captive Audiences A Case Study of Phone Rates for Incarcerated Persons

Captive Audiences: A Case Study of Phone Rates for Incarcerated Persons

Phone calls from prisons and jails are extremely costly for inmates and their families. In this article, we examine the market structure of inmate...
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Obama-era Lawyer Eyed For DOJ Antitrust Division: Politico

President Biden’s team is reportedly vetting a lawyer who served as the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) general counsel under former President Obama for a...
Ajit Pai

FCC’s Pai To Depart On Inauguration Day

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday, November 30, that he plans to depart the agency on January 20, which will...
US Law

House Dems Want the US FTC, FCC To Pause Work In...

Senior Democratic US lawmakers on Tuesday, November 10, demanded Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and Federal Trade Commission Chairman (FTC) Joseph Simons...
FCC

FCC Media Deregulation Case Goes To US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court announced it has agreed to hear a longstanding case dealing with the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) attempt to relax restrictions...
FCC

Trump Withdraws Republican FCC Commissioner Nomination

The White House said on Monday it was withdrawing the nomination of Federal Communications Commission member Mike O’Rielly to serve another term, a surprising...
Law

FCC Ask SCOTUS To Step In and Uphold Its Move To...

According to Law 360, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has officially asked the US Supreme Court to step in and uphold its move to...
Big Tech

US: FCC, FTC Chairs to talk tech policy at CES

A large number of senior government officials will visit the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), an annual tech industry event held in Las Vegas,...
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US: Sanders unveils $150B plan to expand high-speed internet access

On Friday, December 6, Sen. Bernie Sanders (Democrat - Vermont) announced a new plan aimed at expanding broadband internet access across the country and...

US: FCC moves to relax telecom unbundling requirements

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took steps last week aimed at relaxing telecom unbundling requirements. In a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), the Commission...
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