Joe Kane

What is going on with WHOIS?

“WHOIS” is a database administered by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). It contains data such as who owns and operates a domain name and …

U.S. government should not reverse course on internet governance transition

David Redl’s road to becoming the National Telecommunications and Information Administrator (NTIA) was long and bumpy. Documents disclosed in late January suggest that, in order to move his …

Economic analysis soon could play bigger role at FCC

Telecommunications in the 20th century offered case study after case study in what happens when economics are sidelined in policy discussions. The negative effects of decisions to protect …

Joe Kane talks net neutrality on Mike Check

Technology Policy Associate Joe Kane was on the Mike Check radio show to talk about the FCC's vote to restore light touch regulation of the Internet. He discussed …

Net neutrality’s effect on investment: It’s complicated

This week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to remove 2015 rules that regulated broadband service under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act. Throughout the debate …

How to talk to your family about net neutrality

It’s nearly Thanksgiving – that time of year where we all try to cram our families through airport security on the same day so we can gather around …

For connected cars, let the best technology win

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among young people in the United States. It's therefore crucial that we find ways to improve the safety of our …

Auctioning toll-free phone numbers the right approach for the FCC

A catchy and easy-to-remember toll-free number can be an important asset to a business. 1-800-FLOWERS, for example, looks great in advertisements and could help drive customers to choose …

Ted Cruz should stop obstructing Trump’s nominee for telecom chief

David Redl is President Donald Trump’s eminently qualified nominee to become administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. He has not yet been confirmed thanks to Senate …

The FCC and Quasi-Common Carriage: A case study of agency survival

The attached article, co-authored by Brent Skorup of George Mason University, originally was published in Vol. 18, Issue 2 of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology.  The …

Big names weigh in on FCC’s net-neutrality rules

We seldom see a cadre of deceased Founding Fathers petition the Federal Communications Commission, but this past week was an exception. All the big hitters—from George Washington to …

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