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Tinsley comments on the women's march
A big part of the challenge is organizing. Having already brought millions of women together, the Women's March provides an opportunity. On International Women's Day, its leaders organized...
Mayo: "Competition Buzz: For Mexico, the Key to Economic Growth is Staying the Course on Telecom Reform" (CPI Journal)
When seeking to identify the policies required to expand competition and provide better telecommunications service to Mexican consumers, the answer is straightforward – stay the course with recent...
Larry Downes: "YouTube TV Improves Outlook For AT&T-Time Warner Merger" (Forbes)
As the merger of AT&T and Time Warner makes its way through antitrust review at the Department of Justice, continued disruption in the video market improves the chances the deal will be approved...
Tinsley comments on workplace harrassment
In the U.S., even though the law has been in place for over 50 years, harassment persists, says Catherine Tinsley, PhD, because “men have more social status.” Tinsley, a professor of management at...
Downes comments on AT&T's planned acquisition of Time Warner
Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, said the argument that Time Warner content might be used as a “weapon” against competitors is “the kind of...
Vastine comments on the Trump administration's trade team
The “central role played by Froman appears to be more dispersed in the Trump administration,” Bob Vastine, a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, told Bloomberg BNA...
Larry Downes: "Listen, technology holdouts: Enough is enough" (Washington Post)
Even as fanatic customers can be counted on to line up outside the Apple store for the latest iPhone, there are still millions of Americans who don’t use a smartphone at all. For that matter, there...
Jensen advises on implications of a border tax
Some of the loudest opposition to a proposed tax on imports has come from the retail industry, which sent a handful of top CEOs to meet with President Donald Trump last week and has warned that...
Catherine Tinsley: "In Celebration of Failure" (Psychology Today)
Senior Policy Scholar Catherine Tinsley (Raffini Family Professor of Management, McDonough School of Business, and Faculty Director of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute) and co...
Larry Downes: "Policymakers alone cannot stop those pesky robocalls" (Washington Post)
Have you ever answered your phone only to hear an ominous message about the “IRS” demanding money, warnings from “Microsoft” that your computer needs immediate repairs or from “Rachel from card...
Anna-Maria Kovacs: "The Flip Side: Digging In to Trump’s FTC Pick on Net Neutrality, Privacy" (Wireless Week)
In her speech to the ABA 2017 Consumer Protection Conference, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen summarized her view of the FTC’s mission: “We are seeking to ensure that...
Larry Downes: "Industry Groups Beg Congress, FCC To Restore Scrambled Internet Privacy Rules" (Forbes)
Late last week, a diverse coalition of advertising trade groups, broadband providers and advocacy groups across the political spectrum moved to reverse the FCC’s last-minute effort to radically alter...
Anna-Maria Kovacs: "Let’s put consumers’ needs first in internet regulation" (Fierce Telecom)
The overwhelming majority of Americans use the internet. They communicate with their friends, family and pets over the internet. The internet helps Americans find jobs and then do their work. It...
Larry Downes: "Why Is The Media Smearing New FCC Chair Ajit Pai As The Enemy Of Net Neutrality?" (Forbes)
The net neutrality misinformation bandwagon has opened an ugly new front. As fellow Forbes contributor Harold Furchtgott-Roth reported, President Trump has named Ajit Pai, one of the current...
Anna-Maria Kovacs: "What the FCC Missed in its Zero Rating Report" (Wireless Week)
Chairman Wheeler of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) directed the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) to issue a report on zero-rating and sponsored data plans offered by various...
Larry Downes: "A simple path forward for FCC transparency" (The Hill)
Last summer, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) criticized outgoing FCC Chair Tom Wheeler for a lack of transparency about Commission proceedings. In particular, Thune...

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