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Voice Over Internet Protocol: An International Approach To Regulation, Jimar Sanders 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Voice Over Internet Protocol: An International Approach To Regulation, Jimar Sanders

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Transforming News: How Mediation Principles Can Depolarize Public Talk, Carol Pauli 2014 SelectedWorks

Transforming News: How Mediation Principles Can Depolarize Public Talk, Carol Pauli

Carol Pauli

News media interviews bring opposing voices into the public forum where, ideally, audience members can deliberate and reach democratic compromise. But in today’s politically polarized atmosphere, partisans increasingly accuse each other of being a threat to the country, and prospects for compromise have suffered. Journalists have been urged to take a more affirmative role, promoting problem-solving and opposing conflict. They have stopped short, citing professional norms that demand a stance of neutral detachment.

This Article turns to the principles of transformative mediation. Like journalism, it is detached from any goal of settlement. It aims instead at increasing the capacity ...


Who's Checking?: Taking A Look At Recently Enacted Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Laws In The United States And Zimbabwe And Their Impact On The Separation Of Powers, Andrew M. O'Connell 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Who's Checking?: Taking A Look At Recently Enacted Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Laws In The United States And Zimbabwe And Their Impact On The Separation Of Powers, Andrew M. O'Connell

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Media Ownership Regulations: A Comparative Perspective, Enrique Armijo 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Media Ownership Regulations: A Comparative Perspective, Enrique Armijo

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Ex Ante Versus Ex Post Approaches To Network Neutrality: A Cost Benefit Analysis, Rob Frieden 2014 SelectedWorks

Ex Ante Versus Ex Post Approaches To Network Neutrality: A Cost Benefit Analysis, Rob Frieden

Rob Frieden

Many advocates for less intrusive government oversight of telecommunications support the migration from regulation by an expert agency to the use of adjudication remedies largely guided by antitrust/competition policy principles. They believe that competition authorities, or reviewing courts can resolve disputes after they have occurred in lieu of having expert regulatory agencies available to anticipate and resolve problems before they become acute. Such ex post remedies typically determine whether anticompetitive conduct has occurred and what marketplace harm has resulted.

Advocates for retaining so-called ex ante regulation believe that an expert agency remains essential particularly in light of fast changing ...


Internet Protocol Television And The Challenge Of “Mission Critical” Bits, Rob Frieden 2014 SelectedWorks

Internet Protocol Television And The Challenge Of “Mission Critical” Bits, Rob Frieden

Rob Frieden

The Internet increasingly provides an alternative distribution medium for video and other types of high value, bandwidth intensive content. Many consumers have become “technology agnostic” about what kind of wireline or wireless medium provides service. However, they expect carriers to offer access anytime, anywhere, via any device and in any format. These early adopters of new technologies and alternatives to “legacy” media have no patience with the concept of “appointment television” that limits access to a specific time, on a single channel and in only one presentation format.

This paper assesses whether and how Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”) can offer ...


What’S New In The Network Neutrality Debate, Rob Frieden 2014 SelectedWorks

What’S New In The Network Neutrality Debate, Rob Frieden

Rob Frieden

For over ten years, academics, practitioners, policy makers, consumers and other stakeholders have debated whether and how governments should regulate the Internet with an eye toward promoting accessibility, affordability and neutrality. This issue has triggered grave concerns about the Internet’s ability to continue generating substantial and widespread benefits. Advocates for various outcomes have vastly different assessments about many baseline subjects including the viability of sustainable competition and self-regulation. Consumers become agitated and confused by different framing of the issues, particularly when participants in the Internet ecosystem cannot reach closure on interconnection and compensation issues. Increasingly these disputes trigger temporary ...


Market Definition And The Economic Effects Of Special Access Price Regulation, T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, PhD, Lawrence J. Spiwak, Esq. 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Market Definition And The Economic Effects Of Special Access Price Regulation, T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Phd, Lawrence J. Spiwak, Esq.

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

Market definition is an essential ingredient to competitive and regulatory analysis. Yet, there is significant disparity regarding the definition of the relevant geographic market for high-capacity circuits, commonly referred to as Special Access services. Given the present debate over expanding price regulation in this sector, the importance of market definition on the expected economic effects of regulation is worth evaluating. In this article, we demonstrate that if geographic markets are “location specific” and supplied by a monopolist as the proponents of regulation claim, then price regulation reduces economic welfare in all instances. That is, even with monopoly supply, regulation offers ...


Equalizing Webcasting Licensing Schemes: The Internet Radio Fairness Act And The Future Of Internet Radio, Abbi Hutcherson 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Equalizing Webcasting Licensing Schemes: The Internet Radio Fairness Act And The Future Of Internet Radio, Abbi Hutcherson

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Taxing And Regulating Bitcoin: The Government's Game Of Catch Up, Patrick McLeod 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Taxing And Regulating Bitcoin: The Government's Game Of Catch Up, Patrick Mcleod

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Aereo: Cutting The Cord Or Splitting The Circuit?, Julie Borna 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Aereo: Cutting The Cord Or Splitting The Circuit?, Julie Borna

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Technology In The Courtroom: Promoting Transparency Or Destroying Solemnity?, Emily Ittner 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Technology In The Courtroom: Promoting Transparency Or Destroying Solemnity?, Emily Ittner

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Selected Docket And Legislative Summaries, 2014, 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Selected Docket And Legislative Summaries, 2014

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Restoring Foia's Reach To The National Security Council, Andrew Yingling 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Restoring Foia's Reach To The National Security Council, Andrew Yingling

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Reactions Of Broadband Service Providers To The Growth Of Video Streaming, John Meisel 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Reactions Of Broadband Service Providers To The Growth Of Video Streaming, John Meisel

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Linking To Liability: When Linking To Leaked Films, Scripts, And Television Shows Is Copyright Infringement,, Kimberlianne Podlas 2014 SelectedWorks

Linking To Liability: When Linking To Leaked Films, Scripts, And Television Shows Is Copyright Infringement,, Kimberlianne Podlas

Kimberlianne Podlas

This article examines the problem of movies, scripts, and other entertainment works being leaked online, and whether news and fan sites that link to such works are liable for copyright infringement. In the past few months alone, The Expendables 3, next week’s Doctor Who Series 8 premier, and Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight screenplay have all been leaked online. Internet leaks are uniquely problematic, as it is often not possible to identify the source of leak, traditional contract and tort remedies may not apply, or the greatest harm may be due to third parties’ linking to the work ...


The Costs And Benefits Of Regulatory Intervention In Internet Service Provider Interconnection Disputes: Lessons From Broadcaster-Cable Retransmission Consent Negotiations, Rob Frieden 2014 SelectedWorks

The Costs And Benefits Of Regulatory Intervention In Internet Service Provider Interconnection Disputes: Lessons From Broadcaster-Cable Retransmission Consent Negotiations, Rob Frieden

Rob Frieden

This paper considers what limited roles the FCC may lawfully assume to ensure timely and fair interconnection and compensation agreements in the Internet ecosystem. The paper examines the FCC’s limited role in broadcaster-cable television retransmission consent negotiations with an eye toward assessing the applicability of this model. The FCC explicitly states that it lacks jurisdiction to prescribe terms, or to mandate binding arbitration. However, it recently interpreted its statutory authority to ensure “good faith” negotiations as allowing it to constrain broadcaster negotiating leverage by prohibiting multiple operators, having the largest market share, from joining in collective negotiations with cable ...


Internet Protocol Television And The Challenge Of “Mission Critical” Bits., Rob Frieden 2014 SelectedWorks

Internet Protocol Television And The Challenge Of “Mission Critical” Bits., Rob Frieden

Rob Frieden

The Internet increasingly provides an alternative distribution medium for video and other types of high value, bandwidth intensive content. Many consumers have become “technology agnostic” about what kind of wireline or wireless medium provides service. However, they expect carriers to offer access anytime, anywhere, via any device and in any format. These early adopters of new technologies and alternatives to “legacy” media have no patience with the concept of “appointment television” that limits access to a specific time, on a single channel and in only one presentation format.

This paper assesses whether and how Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”) can offer ...


Fcc Comments Workshop, Laura Quilter 2014 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Fcc Comments Workshop, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Fcc Commenting Workshop, Laura Quilter 2014 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Fcc Commenting Workshop, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


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