Anna-Maria Kovacs: “Big tech’s massive expansion in video is a vote of confidence in the free internet” (The Hill)

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Anna-Maria Kovacs shared an op-ed in The Hill citing that “advocates of regulation of broadband internet service providers (ISPs) under Title II of the Communications Act claim that this regime is necessary for edge providers such as Google, Facebook and Apple to survive. However, the enormous investments made by edge providers in online video since the 2016 election — which made it almost certain that such ISP regulation would be reversed — prove the emptiness of that claim. During the last few months, those three companies have all made new commitments to major spending on online video programming while already-existing players are also growing their budgets.” Read more. (new window)