Category Archives: Articles by Hazlett

Commentary: The best way for the FCC to enable a 5G future

by Thomas Hazlett January 17, 2018Reuters

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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Is Net Neutrality Necessary to Keep the Internet Free?


Thomas Hazlett of Clemson University debates Ryan Cough of Public Knowledge on whether broadband networks should be regulated by common carrier rules. Federal policy makers have been going back and forth on the issue for over a decade. Who’s right? You be the judge.