I’ve been litigating this and a prior case against the FCC seeking to halt its ongoing “incentive spectrum auction” on behalf of low-power television (LPTV) clients like religious broadcasters. It’s a bit arcane with the terminology, but you’ll get the gist.
What should be of antitrust concern is how Apple has used its iOS monopoly power in anticompetitive ways that go far beyond what Microsoft was lambasted for doing to Netscape in the now-ancient 1990s.
It may be time for the creation of a new kind of worker status, one that provides a middle ground between contract worker and employee. Let’s hope the policymakers listen so that we can keep ride-sharing services and their drivers on this better course.
Three recent speeches by Obama Administration officials provide key insights into the rather conflicted view of current policymakers on the appropriate role of competition regulation in today’s age of digital-fueled disruption.
One of the most perplexing issues in communications policy — with a convoluted 20-year history — is that of the cable television set-top box. We may finally be on the verge of a new era where the user interface is more important than that archaic box.
Stay tuned for more adventures in copyright as the balance between rights owners and “fair users” lurches along towards future high-profile showdowns.
It is time to take a close look at the classic approach to labor law in America and decide whether the sharing economy should be sacrificed to an ideal from the Great Depression or whether labor laws fashioned then should be updated for today’s post-Great Recession and global economy.
Five political and technological trends that are emerging in this election cycle, beginning with the rather remarkable Republican presidential debate on Fox last week.
New York City officials on Wednesday abruptly abandoned plans to rein in Uber, dropping a fiercely contested proposal to cap the company’s growth in its largest market.
The Zenefits story is fascinating, both ADP’s snarky legal reply and the unusual circumstance of a disruptive entrant challenging a de facto monopolist.