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NYT: HOW THE GOVERNMENT COULD WIN THE AT&T-TIME WARNER CASE

May 31, 2018

 

“What Trump expressed in the campaign is the feeling of the American people that five companies have too much control,” said Ms. Crawford, author of “Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age.” The case “raises issues that hit both American pocketbooks and ideals.”

WASHINGTON POST: WITH FACEBOOK ON THE ROPES, INTERNET PROVIDERS SEEK TO PRESS THEIR ADVANTAGE IN WASHINGTON

April 10, 2018

 

The disarray and tumult afflicting the tech industry is an opportunity for Internet providers to gain a bigger foothold with policymakers, according to Susan Crawford, a Harvard University law professor. “Charter is using the current kerfuffle over Facebook to divert any regulatory energy that might have been heading its way towards Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google,” Crawford said.

CRAWFORD MENTIONED IN THE OREGONIAN’S GUEST OPINION ON NET NEUTRALITY

December 16, 2017

 

“As pointed out by Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford, five American companies account for more than 80 percent of wired internet subscriptions nationally and have almost total power in their territories. According to the federal agency’s own data, most Americans have only one choice for high-speed internet. Therefore, marketplace competition will not be galloping to their rescue.”

IF NET NEUTRALITY IS REPEALED, WHAT WILL IT MEAN FOR PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE BROADBAND YET?

December 8, 2017

 

In this WGBH special, Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford explains that small towns will lose key leverage once the FCC’s new rules go into effect. “Through saying, ‘Look, come and build this network for us. But you can only build it by providing equal service to everybody in town and at a low price,’ that’s how that particular direction is being carried out in Massachusetts,” Crawford said. But she said towns may not be able to do that anymore.

DIANE REHM: AN ABOUT FACE ON NET NEUTRALITY, THEN, HOW PRESIDENT TRUMP IS RESHAPING THE JUDICIARY

December 1, 2017

 

Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford on the risks of the FCC’s plan to do away with net neutrality rules and why she believes the agency should be focused instead on ensuring that all Americans have access to cheap, world class internet access. Then, Charlie Savage of the New York Times on how President Trump is reshaping the U.S. judiciary.

NYT: WASHINGTON HAS DELIVERED A TANGLED MESSAGE ON AT&T’S POWER

November 21, 2017

 

In a matter of hours this week, the Trump administration twice weighed in on one of the central issues shaping business and society today — just how much market power big companies should be allowed to amass. Yet in back-to-back developments, two federal agencies arrived at starkly different conclusions, and one company, AT&T, found itself on opposite sides of the debate…“The F.C.C. is saying that they’re going to give up any legal authority over regulating high-speed internet,” said Susan Crawford, a professor at Harvard Law School….

November 21, 2017

 

In a matter of hours this week, the Trump administration twice weighed in on one of the central issues shaping business and society today — just how much market power big companies should be allowed to amass. Yet in back-to-back developments, two federal agencies arrived at starkly different conclusions, and one company, AT&T, found itself on opposite sides of the debate…“The F.C.C. is saying that they’re going to give up any legal authority over regulating high-speed internet,” said Susan Crawford, a professor at Harvard Law School….