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The Open Internet: A Light Approach is the Right Approach

BY: TOM GURR So far, the FCC has received a record-setting 3 million comments on the Open Internet proceeding; the Commission will take these comments into account as they decide on rules that will impact the continued growth of the Internet. And just a few weeks ago, the Internet surpassed a major landmark: There are […]

Simple Rules Will Ensure Auction Success, Consumer Benefits

BY: TOM GURR Next time you’re out in public, take a good look around. I see the tops of heads as much as I see faces – many are gazing down into the device in their hands. The speed at which wireless innovations have become indispensable is astonishing because the technology evolves even while our […]


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The Open Internet: A Light Approach is the Right Approach
October 27th

BY: TOM GURR So far, the FCC has received a record-setting 3 million comments on the Open Internet proceeding; the Commission will take these comments into account as they decide on rules that will impact the continued growth of the Internet. And just a few weeks ago, the Internet surpassed a major landmark: There are […]


A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR – JULY 2014
July 14th

In May I attended the Tech Advisory Committee meeting for US Representative Adam Smith (WA-9). It was a great opportunity to chat with Representative Smith about the key tech issues of the day. The discussion was lively and ranged from tech and trade to immigration reform. In his committee role he has been a significant […]


Simple Rules Will Ensure Auction Success, Consumer Benefits
May 14th

BY: TOM GURR Next time you’re out in public, take a good look around. I see the tops of heads as much as I see faces – many are gazing down into the device in their hands. The speed at which wireless innovations have become indispensable is astonishing because the technology evolves even while our […]


A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR – February 2014
February 14th

We may not think about it on a daily basis, but in times of reflection, I certainly look back in awe at the endless benefits modern communications technologies and services have brought us that have completely altered our lives. Imagine for a moment what things were like before advances in communications technologies impacted health care, […]


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