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FCC Micromanagement Could "Blow Up" Planned Spectrum Auction

Does the federal government have too little on its plate these days, or too much?  The American public is unequivocal on that question, with a record 60% telling Gallup that bureaucrats are wielding too much power.  Only 7% say "too little."

Despite that ugly reality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeks to increase its level of micromanagement over our telecommunications market.  The auction of spectrum from television stations to wireless carriers is obviously long overdue, and ideally would improve service quality and speed within that growing market.  Unfortunately, the FCC intends to limit participation in bidding on highly valuable low-frequency airwaves by excluding the largest and most successful carriers in many markets.  As Bret Swanson observes at TechPolicyDaily…[more]

April 22, 2014 • 03:13 pm

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Week of April 16th 2014
The annual White House Easter Egg Roll was reinstituted following a 12-year hiatus by which one of the following Presidents?
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Ronald W. Reagan
Week of April 9th 2014
Which one of the following buildings was the Philadelphia meeting site of the First Continental Congress?
Federal Hall
Carpenters' Hall
Independence Hall
Pennsylvania State House
Week of April 2nd 2014
Which one of the following is considered America’s first spy network?
The Culper Ring
The Culpepper Network
The Minutemen
The Militiamen
Week of March 27th 2014
Which one of the following U.S agencies is charged with investigating the causes of civil aviation accidents?
Civil Aeronautics Board
U.S. Department of Commerce
National Transportation Safety Board
Federal Aviation Administration
Week of March 19th 2014
Which one of the following meetings of the Allied Powers of World War II was held on the Crimean Peninsula?
Yalta
Malta
Argentia
Cherchell
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