Outdated Telecom Law Poses a Challenge for Agit Pai’s FCC – The Hill Op-ed

Here is my latest The Hill op-ed on How “Outdated Telecom Law Poses a Challenge for Agit Pai’s FCC.”

  • It explains what is NOT a modern FCC.
  • It’s also part 26 of my Modernize Obsolete Communications Law Series. (See below.)




Modernize Obsolete Communications Law Series

Note: See here for power-point about problems with obsolete communications law.

Part 1:   Obsolete communications law stifles innovation, harms consumers [5-2-12]

Part 2:   The FCC's Public Interest Test Problem [5-21-12]

Part 3:   FCC Special Access: Communications Obsolete-ism vs. Modernism [6-8-12]

Part 4:   Why U.S. Communications Law is Obsolete [6-25-12]

Part 5:   FCC's Over-Reliance on Obsolete Law [7-26-12]

Part 6:   FCC Showcases Its Growing Obsolescence [8-23-12]

Part 7:   The FCC's 1887 Railroad Regulation Mindset [8-29-12]

Part 8 USG's Obsolete and Wasteful Spectrum Hoarding and Rationing [9-7-12]

Part 9:   USG’s Obsolete & Dysfunctional Spectrum Management [10-5-12]

Part 10: Welcome Catalyst for Modernizing Obsolete Communications Law [11-9-12]

Part 11: Will the New FCC Chair Be a Modernist or Nostalgist? [4-2-13]

Part 12: 1G Government in a 4G World [7-16-13]

Part 13: Real vs. Contrived “Modern” FCC Policy Thinking [10-14-13]

Part 14: The Modern FCC Competition-Policy Linchpin [10-21-13]

Part 15: A Modern Vision for the FCC – New White Paper [10-31-13]

Part 16: Why Chairmen Upton/Walden Plan A Communications Act Update [12-6-13]

Part 17: How to Modernize US Comm Law for American Consumers [4-3-14]

Part 18: Video: Modernizing Communications Laws for American Consumers [5-7-14]

Part 19: Proposes Competition Framework for House Comm Update [6-13-14]

Part 20: The Federal Communications Congress? [11-8-14]

Part 21: Will FCC Grant Congress Legislative Deference? [1-2-15]

Part 22: NetCompetition Hill Event: Need for Modernizing Comm Law [1-7-15]

Part 23: Need for Modernizing Communications Law; See Forest for Trees [1-18-15]

Part 24: Why FCC Needs Congress [1-20-15]

Part 25: NetCompetition Statement on Election, Comm Law/Policy & FCC [11-9-16]

Part 26: Outdated Telecom Law Poses Challenge for Agit Pai’s FCC [2-7-17]