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Kevin Werbach
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Kevin Werbach is Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and founder of the Supernova Group, a technology consulting firm. He served as Counsel for New Technology Policy at the FCC during the Clinton Administration, and co-led the FCC review for the Obama-Biden Transition Project.

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Playing Politics With the Internet?

(1) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 12:25 PM

In the wake of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) dramatic shift toward reclassifying broadband Internet access under Title II of the Communications Act, people are asking whether there is cause for concern about how the FCC reached its decision. For two professors of telecommunications and administrative law, the controversy around...

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The Perfect and the Good on Network Neutrality

(2) Comments | Posted April 27, 2014 | 7:03 PM

Network neutrality is in jeopardy -- just not in the way you might have heard.

At this moment, with the exception of one company subject to merger conditions, broadband access providers in the United States aren't legally prohibited from blocking competitors' content, arbitrarily degrading unaffiliated services, favoring their own content...

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The Battle for Marginal-Cost Connectivity

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 10:36 AM

The connected economy that Jeremy Rifkin describes in The Zero Marginal Cost Society rests on a foundation of broadband communications networks. Yet those networks, paradoxically, may be some of the strongest hold-outs from the changes he describes. Without the right policy decisions, Rifkin's vision of sustained innovation and...

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