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In 2017, the FCC made life easier for your internet provider

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“‘The idea that he’s pro-ISP has been manufactured by big tech companies who benefited from government favoritism during the Obama era and now see it coming to an end,’ said Fred Campbell, director of the group Tech Knowledge and a former chief of the FCC’s Wireless Bureau under Republican Kevin Martin.”

Pushing net neutrality out to the edge of the internet

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“Fred Campbell, a former Republican FCC aide and the current director of the free-market think tank Tech Knowledge, said the primary argument for keeping the net neutrality rules is because internet service providers such as Comcast Corp. and AT&T Inc. have an economic incentive to act as gatekeepers on the web. But according to Campbell, it is not just network operators that can serve as gatekeepers; rather, new media giants like Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc., he said, have this same power.”

Tech goes from White House to doghouse in Trump’s Washington

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“‘The mood in Washington, at least on the right side of the aisle, is more critical of companies like Google and Amazon,’ said Fred Campbell, a former Republican FCC aide and director of Tech Knowledge, which promotes market-based policies.”  (Also published in the Chicago Daily Herald)

White House Silicon Valley Out Of Favor Tech Companies Lose President’s Ear

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“‘The mood in Washington, at least on the right side of the aisle, is more critical of companies like Google and Amazon,’ said Fred Campbell, a former Republican FCC aide and director of Tech Knowledge, which promotes market-based policies.”