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Public Media Cheerleaders Want to “Save” Us from Ourselves

I recently attended an event at the New America Foundation called Public Media in a Digital Age, which examined “public funding, public policy, and public media in the future of news.” The event was...

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Statement for Today’s House Commerce Committee Hearing on Net Neutrality

The following statement – concerning today’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on Net Neutrality – may be attributed to Mike Wendy, Director of MediaFreedom.org: Alexandria, VA,...

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Big Government Piece: NoTakeOver Project-Political Bedfellows Not Worth the...

Wanted to share a piece I wrote for Big Government this week on a new coalition profiting from the old game of merger politics: NoTakeOver Project-Political Bedfellows Not Worth the Sleep-over...

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Statement for Today’s House Judiciary Hearing on the AT&T / T-Mobile Merger

The following statement on today’s House Judiciary oversight hearing on “How Will the Proposed Merger Between AT&T and T-Mobile Affect Wireless Telecommunications Competition?” may be attribute to...

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The “Consumer Advocates” Don’t Give a Darn About Floridians, Americans

When I was in school, I lived for a time on a small farm just outside of Gainesville.  It didn’t have a phone.  And to get a line out there would have cost an arm and a leg.  Cellphones were...

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From the Minority Report Blog – The Truth About “Consumer Advocates” in the...

From the Minority Report Blog, June 3, 2011 - The Truth About “Consumer Advocates” in the AT&T-Mobile Merger With Mike Wendy The Minority Report was fortunate to get to speak with Mike Wendy,...

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FTC to Visit Google…and It Isn’t Just to Chat

And so it begins.  The Wall Street Journal reports today that Google is about to get a visit from the FTC, with the agency carrying civil subpoenas, reportedly indicating it’s about to start a...

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Where Are the Special Interests’ Bucket-Trucks Serving Americans During...

As many of you know, last week Virginia was hit with a rare 6.0 earthquake.  Naturally, millions of Americans, fearing for their loved ones, wanted to contact them through cell or landline calls....

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Factoid – Ya’ Gotta’ Give a ‘Lil to Get Some (Public Interest Game Theory)

Factoid: Foundation giving for “media reform” activities sounds nice from a distance, but when one looks at the financial dealings of major donors and the activities of the activists they fund, a...

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Video: Jim Cicconi Unafraid of ITU Internet Takeover; Is Afraid of 1934-style...

Jim Cicconi was at the New America Foundation late last week to discuss his thoughts about the U.N. / ITU / ITRs currently being addressed in Dubai, as well as their connection to how companies like...

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No “Fast Lanes” Not Happening

The Left’s all in a tizzy about the FCC’s latest Net Neutrality proposal. In its view, unless the Commission reclassifies ISPs as old-time telephone utilities, the FCC is screwing America. Wall Street...

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New America Foundation to Embed Silicon Valley Lobbyists in Congressional...

New American Foundation announced a new program that “will create a pipeline of technologists into Congressional offices to improve policymaking.” Love the “to improve policymaking” line.  Good stuff....

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Democrat Leader Confirms His Party Is Immune to Economics, Facts in Net...

I went to an event at the New America Foundation yesterday entitled, “The Fight for Net Neutrality Begins Again.” During the Q&A, the event’s headline speaker – Ranking Member of the House Energy...

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