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The Political Spectrum, book review: How wireless deregulation gave us the iPhone

Thomas Winslow Hazlett offers an accessible history of wireless technology, describing how regulators often stifled innovative competition under pressure from incumbent interests, and how deregulation eventually gave us FM radio, HBO, wi-fi, and the iPhone.
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The net neutrality farce: From the start, the concept has been based on a flawed foundation

by Thomas Hazlett, New York Daily News, Tuesday, November 21, 2017

For the sixth time in the last decade, U.S. rules on “network neutrality” are set to flip. The controversial policy — first imposed by the Federal Communications Commission under Bush 43, then struck down by federal courts, then re-imposed under President Obama, then overturned again, then imposed yet again — is now slated for demolition by Ajit Pai, the FCC head appointed by President Trump.

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Jonathan Aronson, Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Government

Prof. Jonathan Aronson (Southern Cal) speaks about his book, co-authored with Peter Cowhey (UCSD), DIGITAL DNA: Disruption and the Challenge of Global Governance (Oxford, 2017).  IEP @ Clemson University, Nov. 14, 2017.