Welcome to the second Issue of Volume 65 of the Federal Communications Law Journal, the nation's premier communications law journal and the official journal of the Federal Communications Bar Association.
This Issue examines a broad array of issues in communications law. In the opening article, John W. Mayo, a professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, seeks to develop a regulatory policy framework appropriate for the twenty-first century. Drawing on the historical evolution of regulation in the United States, Mayo proposes adopting a regulatory model grounded in "results-based principles."
The second Article authored by Brent Skorup, the research director for the Information Economy Project at the George Mason University School of Law, and Adam Thierer, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, critiques Tim Wu's Separations Principle for the information economy which calls for stringent antitrust standards. Skorup and Thierer also argue that vertically integrated companies in the information economy are largely competitive and do not pose the antitrust concerns contemplated by Wu.
Additionally, this Issue includes two...