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Wall Street Journal: Don’t Let Google Freeze the Airwaves, Thomas Hazlett and Vernon Smith, Oct. 3, 2008.
Don’t Let Google Freeze the Airwaves, a scheme to keep precious spectrum underutilized. Google is now pushing a “free the airwaves” campaign, rallying to open TV band frequencies for new wireless services. This is a superb idea, one suggested by South Dakota Republican Sen. Larry Pressler in 1996, just before he was targeted by broadcasters and defeated for re-election. Full article available at wsj.com. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122299012125700337.html.