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Big Tech will never be the same

Over the past few days, Big Tech companies have demonstrated impressive political power. As a result, their futures are now tied more to politics than ever before, writes Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison.  Read Jamison’s reasons for why Big Tech will never be the same in this piece from AEI. 

Senate Commerce Committee hearing engages social media CEOs in fierce debate over alleged censorship of content

On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee engaged social media CEOs, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, on a familiar topic – alleged content censorship. Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison shared his expertise with Nikkei on the hearing and the hot debate that ensued over revising Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Read what Dr. Jamison had to say in Nekkei’s stories on Section 230 and freedom of expression on

Watch Big Tech and antitrust: Assessing the House Judiciary Committee staff report panel discussion

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison moderated a panel of experts regarding what is at stake in the House Judiciary Committee’s recent big tech antitrust report. Watch the full panel from AEI above.  Read more from Dr. Jamison about the House Judiciary Committee’s report in his blog post from AEI. 

DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. for anti-competitive behavior. Antitrust expert and Director of the Public Utility Research Center Dr. Mark Jamison spoke with a number of news outlets about the lawsuit. Read on to see what he had to say, plus his research insights on the topic of antitrust.  News The Google antitrust lawsuit: Five key takeaways – Roll Call DOJ files antitrust lawsuit against Google: Instant Reaction – Morning Consult U.S.

DOJ sues Google over antitrust laws

The Justice Department and 11 states have sued Google with violating anti-competition laws. NTD Business spoke with Dr. Mark Jamison, Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor, about the lawsuit. See Dr. Jamison’s take on the allegations in this interview with NTD Business. 

Should Big Tech be broken up? | NTD Business

The House Judiciary Committee released its Big Tech Antitrust Report on Tuesday. NTD Business News spoke with Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison about the report and how the upcoming election could affect any legislation that the report anticipates. 

Ex-FTC Officials Defend Simons, Say Trump Can’t Oust Him

Public Utility Research Center and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison spoke with Communications Daily, the authoritative source for telecom regulation, legislation and policy development news, about the potential nomination of Carolyn Roddy as the replacement for FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly. See what Jamison had to say in this story from Communications Daily. Subscription required.   

Don’t punish tech companies for being great

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, digital tools have become indispensable to millions of home-bound Americans. Information technology businesses have quickly created or refined systems for distance learning, teleworking, telemedicine, news dissemination, and e-commerce. Yet, despite these successes, there are new demands to regulate companies such as Amazon, Zoom, and Facebook,” write Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison and Post-Doctoral Student Peter Wang.  See more about why Jamison and Wang suggest tech companies shouldn’t be punished for

How the FCC is keeping the US connected during COVID-19

The Public Utility Research Center (PURC) hosted U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Michael O’Rielly in its latest Next Practices Live. Commissioner O’Rielly spoke with PURC Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison about how the FCC is responding to COVID-19, leadership practices he finds most important in times like this, how a regulator provides leadership working across business and government boundaries, how the FCC updates its learning and adapts its strategies, and what lessons it’s learning. 

Base small business support on their economic realities | Mark Jamison

“The economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, and of the government responses to it, are significant and could be staggering, especially for small businesses. A Goldman Sachs small business survey found that a little over half of small businesses might last for less than three months in this economic downturn. Small business employs nearly 60 million people in the U.S. How many will be out of work this year is anyone’s guess, but the number will be large,” writes Public