Rob Frieden

Pennsylvania State Law

Affiliate Professor

Lewis Katz Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States

http://https://pennstatelaw.psu.edu/faculty/frieden

Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications

Pioneers Chair and Professor of Telecommunications and Law

University Park, PA 16802

United States

http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/r/m/rmf5/

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Scholarly Papers (78)

1.

Internet 3.0: Identifying Problems and Solutions to the Network Neutrality Debate

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Feb 2007
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 939 (47,907)

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network neutrality, Internet, next generation networks, new media

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Network Neutrality or Bias? - Handicapping the Odds for a Tiered and Branded Internet

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 911 (49,975)
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Internet, network neutrality, network bias, tiered Internet

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The Internet of Platforms and Two-Sided Markets: Legal and Regulatory Implications for Competition and Consumers

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Oct 2017
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 675 (74,504)
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two-sided markets, platforms, intermediaries, Internet marketplace, Internet regulation, cyberlaw, competition policy, antitrust, FCC, FTC, DoJ

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Best Practices in Broadband: Lessons from Canada, Japan, Korea and the United States

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jul 2004
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 622 (82,550)
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ICT, broadband, development, Internet

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An Introduction to Data Property Ownership Rights and Data Protection Responsibilities

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 560 (94,231)

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data property, data protection, intellectual property, data mining, Big Data, data analytics, privacy, cybersecurity

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The Wired Village: Building Communities and Improving Government Services Through Advanced Telecommunications and Information Networks

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 499 (108,724)

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Internet, Digital Divide, Telecommunications Development, Technology Diffusion

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A Primer on Network Neutrality

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 458 (120,355)
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network neutrality, next generation networks, Internet, peering, interconnection

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Analog and Digital Must-Carry Obligations of Cable and Satellite Television Operators in the United States

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 450 (122,899)
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Cable television, direct broadcast satellite, must carry

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Next Generation Television and the Migration from Channels to Platforms

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 379 (149,622)
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Internet Protocol Television, Over the Top Television, New Media, Digital Rights Management

Invoking and Avoiding the First Amendment: How Internet Service Providers Leverage Their Status as Both Content Creators and Neutral Conduits

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Jun 2009
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 297 (193,435)
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First Amendment, Internet Service Provider, safe harbor, network neutrality, FCC

Invoking and Avoiding the First Amendment: How Internet Service Providers Leverage Their Status as Both Content Creators and Neutral Conduits

TPRC 2009
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 66 (648,940)

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Ex Ante Versus Ex Post Approaches to Network Neutrality: A Cost Benefit Analysis

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Sep 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 347 (164,914)
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network neutrality, open Internet, information services, telecommunications services common carriage, ex ante regulation, ex post regulation

12.

Regulatory Arbitrage Strategies and Tactics in Telecommunications

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 344 (166,480)

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regulatory arbitrage, regulatory asymmetry, telecommunications policy

13.

Revenge of the Bellheads: How the Netheads Lost Control of the Internet

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Nov 2001
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 340 (168,517)
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Internet Packet Sniffing and its Impact on the Network Neutrality Debate and the Balance of Power between Intellectual Property Creators and Consumers

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jun 2007
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 327 (175,774)
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network neutrality, intellectual property rights, Digital Millennium Copyright Act, digital rights management, safe harbors, fair use

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The Internet of Platforms and Two-Sided Markets: Implications for Competition and Consumers

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2017
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 296 (195,294)
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Internet platforms, walled gardens, market power, positive network effects, open Internet, network neutrality

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Without Public Peer: The Potential Regulatory and Universal Service Consequences of Internet Balkanization

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 1998
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 281 (206,008)
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Network Neutrality and its Potential Impact on Next Generation Networks

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 265 (218,585)
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network neutrality, next generation networks, content platforms

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The Opportunities and Threats from Next Generation Television

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 260 (222,755)

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Internet Protocol Television, Television Over the Top, next generation television

19.

Wither Convergence: Legal, Regulatory and Trade Opportunism in Telecommunications

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 May 2002
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 251 (230,757)
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regulatory asymmetry, arbitrage, Internet telephony, international accounting rates, regulatory opportunism

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Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics: Developing a Clearer Assessment of Market Penetration and Broadband Competition in the United States

Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 203 (282,215)
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broadband, telecommunications, market penetration, statistics, next generation networks,

Two-Sided Internet Markets and the Need to Assess Both Upstream and Downstream Impacts

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Aug 2018
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 119 (441,989)
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Two-Sided Markets, Broadband Intermediaries, Broadband Platforms, Internet Ecosystem, Internet Unicorns, Vertical Restraints, Ecommerce, Antitrust

Two Sided Internet Markets and the Need to Assess Both Upstream and Downstream Impacts

TPRC 46: The 46th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2018
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 80 (581,415)
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double-sided markets, platforms, Internet intermediaries, positive network economies, gig economy

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The Fcc's Name Game: How Shifting Regulatory Classifications Affect Competition

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 184 (308,343)
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Telecommunications, internet, regulation, regulatory asymmetry

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What's New in the Network Neutrality Debate

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Sep 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 179 (316,017)
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network neutrality, open Internet, interconnection, peering, best efforts routing

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The Costs and Benefits of Regulatory Intervention in Internet Service Provider Interconnection Disputes: Lessons from Broadcast Signal Retransmission Consent Negotiations

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 178 (317,578)

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Internet interconnection disputes, retransmission consent, peering, Internet Service Providers, Internet content delivery, IPTV

Killing with Kindness: Fatal Flaws in the $5.7 Billion Universal Service Funding Mission and What Should Be Done to Narrow the Digital Divide

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jul 2005
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 124 (428,306)
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universal service, VoIP, ICT development

Killing with Kindness: Fatal Flaws in the $5.7 Billion Universal Service Funding Mission and What Should Be Done to Narrow the Digital Divide

TPRC 2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jul 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 54 (718,125)

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Balancing Equity and Efficiency Issues in the Management of Shared Global Radiocommunication Resources

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Feb 2003
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 178 (317,578)
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Spectrum management, satellites, spectrum commons, competitive bidding

Assessing the Merits of Network Neutrality Obligations at Low, Medium and High Network Layers

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 118 (444,837)
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network neutrality, layered regulation

Assessing the Merits of Network Neutrality Obligations at Low, Medium and High Network Layers

TPRC 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jan 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 59 (687,946)

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The Evolving 5G Case Study in Spectrum Management and Industrial Policy

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Mar 2019
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 175 (322,425)
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5G Wireless, Spectrum Planning, Spectrum Management, International Telecommunication Union, 2015 World Administrative Radio Conference

29.

Hold the Phone: Assessing the Rights of Wireless Handset Owners and Carriers

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jan 2008
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 169 (332,425)

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wireless, unbundling, Carterfone policy, network neutrality

The Mixed Blessing of a Deregulatory Endpoint for the Public Switched Telephone Network

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 105 (485,786)
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common carriage, public swithced telecommunications network, interconnection, role of regulation, peering, telecommunications service, information service

The Mixed Blessing of a Deregulatory Endpoint for the Public Switched Telephone Network

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 59 (687,946)

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common carriage, public switched telephone network, regulatory reform, deregulation, information service, telecommunication service, peering, interconnection

Can Internet Service Providers Lawfully Enhance, or Degrade Third Party Content?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 May 2017
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 99 (506,626)
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Zero Rating, Sponsored Data, Network Neutrality, Open Internet, Paid Prioritization, IPTV, Video, Internet Regulation

Can Internet Service Providers Lawfully Enhance, or Degrade Third Party Content?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Feb 2017
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 58 (693,734)

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network neutrality, open internet, zero rating, sponsored data, service tiering, price discrimination, new media, paid prioritization

Can Internet Service Providers Lawfully Enhance, or Degrade Third Party Content?

Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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zero rating, sponsored data, unlimited data, network neutrality, open Internet, First Amendment

Rationales For and Against FCC Involvement in Resolving Internet Service Provider Interconnection Disputes

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 May 2011
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 100 (503,145)
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Internet Peering, FCC Jurisdiction, Interconnection, Information Service

Rationales for and Against FCC Involvement in Resolving Internet Service Provider Interconnection Disputes

TPRC 2011
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jan 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 54 (718,125)

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Neither Fish Nor Fowl: New Strategies for Selective Regulation of Information Services

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Aug 2007
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 126 (422,968)
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next generation networks, VoIP, ancillary regulation, telecommunications policy, information services

Neither Fish Nor Fowl: New Strategies for Selective Regulation of Information Services

TPRC 2007
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 27 (930,579)

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WRC-19 and 5G Spectrum Planning

TPRC47: The 47th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2019
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 152 (363,555)

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World Radio Conference 2019, International Telecommunication Union, spectrum planning, spectrum management, 5G wireless

35.

How Internet Platform Intermediaries Operate

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 146 (375,695)

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Two-Sided Markets, Internet Platforms, Internet Intermediaries, Positive Networking Externalities, Winner Take All

New Models and Conflicts in the Interconnection and Delivery of Internet-Mediated Content

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Mar 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 93 (528,172)
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Internet interconnection, peering, transiting, next generation networks

New Models and Conflicts in the Interconnection and Delivery of Internet-Mediated Content

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 48 (757,730)

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Internet interconnection, carrier compensation arrangements, peering, next generation networks

New Models and Conflicts in the Interconnection and Delivery of Internet-Mediated Content

Posted: 22 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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Internet interconnection, Internet compensation models, paid peering, Content Distribution Networks, IPTV

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Assessing the Need for More Incentives to Stimulate Next Generation Network Investment

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Apr 2010
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 139 (390,465)
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broadband development, universal service, National Broadband Plan, ICT development

Net Bias and the Treatment of 'Mission-Critical' Bits

2014 TPRC Conference Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 81 (576,983)

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paid peering, network neutrality, open Internet, bottleneck, next generation networks, information service

Net Bias and the Treatment of 'Mission-Critical' Bits

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 55 (711,875)

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Internet quality of service, discrimination, interconnection, best efforts routing, better than best efforts routing

39.

Assessing Merger Impacts on Consumer Welfare in a Converging Internet Marketplace

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 131 (409,131)

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Antitrust Enforcement, Vertical Mergers, Horizontal Mergers, Two-Sided Markets, Broadband Platforms, Broadband Intermediaries, Chicago School Antitrust Doctrine, Technological Convergence, Market Convergence

40.

The Evolution of Internet Service Providers from Partners to Adversaries: Tracking Shifts in Interconnection Goals and Strategies in the Internet's Fifth Generation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 126 (421,415)

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Internet interconnection, Internet compensation arrangements, peering, paid peering, IPTV, Content Distribution Networks, Over the Top applications, broadband

41.

Why the FCC’s Proposed Openness Principles Cannot and Should Not Apply to Internet Application and Content Providers

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 108 (472,794)

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Network Neutrality, Federal Internet Policy, FCC

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Grey Nuances in the Black and White Debate Over Subsidized Internet Access

TPRC 44: The 44th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2016
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 107 (475,923)
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network neutrality, open internet, zero rating, sponsored data, ICT4D, universal service

43.

Why Has Multilateral Space and Spectrum Resource Management Become More Difficult?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 99 (502,440)

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peaceful uses of outer space, international spectrum planning, United Nations, United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, International Telecommunication Union, multilateralism, space debris, spacecraft collisions, 5G wireless, spect

44.

There’s Probably a Blackout in Your Television Future: Tracking New Carriage Negotiation Strategies Between Video Content Programmers and Distributors

TPRC48: The 48th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Dec 2020
Rob Frieden, Rob Frieden, Krishna Jayakar and Eun-A Park
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law, Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications and Western State Colorado University
Downloads 99 (502,440)

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video content blackouts, retransmission consent, multi-channel video program distributors, over the top broadband applications, streaming, broadband, new media, video marketplace

45.

Challenges to the Conventional Wisdom About Mergers and Consumer Welfare in a Converging Internet Marketplace

TPRC48: The 48th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 89 (538,029)

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antitrust, Chicago School antitrust doctrine, vertical integration, multichannel video programming distributors, media market concentration, IPTV, broadband, over the top video

46.

Legislative and Regulatory Strategies for Providing Consumer Safeguards in a Convergent Information and Communications Marketplace

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 88 (541,847)
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FCC, Internet, information service, telecommunications service, network neutrality, FCC jurisdiction

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Incentivize Me! - How Incumbent Carriers in the United States Attempt to Extract Greater Deregulation and Incentives in Exchange for Making Next Generation Network Investments

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Nov 2009
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 83 (561,588)

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telecommunications, incentive creation, regulatory arbitrage, FCC, broadband development, best practices

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Lock Down on the Third Screen: How Wireless Carriers Evade Regulation of Their Video Services

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 82 (565,660)
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wireless, next generation networks, telecommunications regulation, information services, handsets

49.

Network Neutrality and Consumer Demand for 'Better than Best Efforts' Traffic Management

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 May 2015
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 80 (574,098)

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network neutrality, open Internet, FCC, best efforts routing, better than best efforts routing, Internet Protocol Television, Over the Top, broadband, next generation networks

50.

The Rise of Quasi-Common Carriers and Conduit Convergence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2013
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
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common carriage, quasi-common carriers, information service, convergence, regulatory reform, data roaming

51.

Deja vu All Over Again: Questions and a Few Suggestions on How the FCC Can Lawfully Regulate Internet Access

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2015
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 71 (613,757)

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network neutrality, open interenet, common carriage, FCC, next generation networks, information service, telecommunications service

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How to Remedy Post Covid Pandemic Setbacks in Bridging the Digital Divide

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2023
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 70 (618,489)

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Digital Divide, Universal Service Funding, Covid-19 Pandemic, Broadband Access, Broadband Affordability, Best Practices in Universal Service Funding, Post Pandemic Universal Service Funding, Market Failure

53.

Identifying Best Practices in Financing Next Generation Networks

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Sep 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 70 (618,489)

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ICT4D, next generation networks, ICT financing, best practices

54.

Blackouts in Retransmission Consent Negotiations: Empirical Analysis of Factors Predicting Their Frequency and Duration

TPRC48: The 48th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Dec 2020
Eun-A Park, Rob Frieden, Rob Frieden and Krishna Jayakar
Western State Colorado University, Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 67 (632,968)

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retransmission consent; television broadcasting, consolidation, cable TV, MVPDs, OTT video

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The Evolving 5G Case Study in the United States Unilateral Spectrum Planning and Policy

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jul 2020
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 65 (642,974)

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WRC-19, ITU, International Spectrum Planning, Spectrum Management, FCC Spectrum Allocation, 5G Wireless

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From Bad to Worst: Assessing the Long Term Consequences of Four Very Bad FCC Decisions

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 May 2011
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 65 (642,974)

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FCC, regulatory reform, information service classification, local loop unbundling, structural separation, common carrier, duty to deal, antitrust, spectrum caps

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Case Studies in Abandoned Empiricism and the Lack of Peer Review at the Federal Communications Commission

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Sep 2009
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 63 (653,320)
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peer review, telecommunications policy, Federal Communications Commission, regulation

58.

The Mixed Blessing in Subsidized Internet Access

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Nov 2016
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 61 (669,217)

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zero rating, sponsored data, network neutrality, open internet, cross-subsidies, universal service, broadband

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Do Conduit Neutrality Mandates Promote or Hinder Trust in Internet-Mediated Transactions?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 61 (663,963)

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ISPs, network neutrality, trust, ecommerce

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Dangers From Regulatory Vacuums in Outer, Inner, and Near Space

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Nov 2023
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 57 (685,791)

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space debris, United Nations, International Telecommunication Union, Tragedy of the Commons, Kessler Syndrome, outer space, inner space, near space, national security, antisatellite weapons, commercialization of outer space, peaceful uses of outer space

61.

The Impact of Next Generation Television on Consumers and the First Amendment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 May 2013
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
Downloads 46 (753,457)
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IPTV, convergence, regulatory reform, information service, Over The Top Content

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The Telecommunications Meltdown in the United States: Reasons and Solutions

TPRC 2003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 May 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
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The Risks and Rewards From Weaponizing Specrum Planning at the International Telecommunication Union

TRPC-2021, TPRC49: The 49th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
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Spectrum Planning, Spectrum Allocation, 5G, International Telecommunication Union, World Radio Conferences

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Remedies for Universal Service Funding Compassion Fatigue

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Sep 2022
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
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universal service, ubiquitous access to telecommunications, E-rate, COVID-19, digital divide, broadband, compassion fatigue, cross subsidization,

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Win, Lose and Draw: Outcomes from the 2019 World Radio Conference

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
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International Telecommunication Union, 2019 World Radio Conference, Spectrum Planning, Spectrum Management, FCC, National Security, Trade Policy, Telecommunications Law and Policy

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Best Practices in Promoting Widespread and Affordable Broadband Service After the Covid-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2023
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law
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universal broadband access, affordable broadband, universal service funding, best practices, ICT4D, digitization,

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Confusing Convergence: How Courts Misunderstand Internet-Delivered Services

Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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convergence, FCC, FTC, jurisdiction, common carriage, telecommunications service, throttling, unlimited data

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The Internet of Platforms and Walled Gardens: Implications for Openness and Neutrality

Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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open internet, network neutrality, platforms, walled gardens, interconnection, compensation arrangements

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Do Prohibitions on Sender Payments and Prioritization of Traffic Harm Broadband Consumers?

Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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open internet, network neutrality, paid prioritization, best efforts routing, better than best efforts routing, QOS discrimination, price discrimination, double-sided markets, platforms

Building Trust in the Internet of Things

Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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Internet of Things, sensors, permission-less innovation, cubesats, low earth orbiting satellites, privacy, drones

Building Trust in the Internet of Things

Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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Internet of Things, Trust, cubesats, reasonable expctation of privacy

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Statutory Interpretation and Extra Innings Advocacy For and Against Network Neutrality

Posted: 22 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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Network Neutrality, FCC jurisdiction, Open Internet, next generation networks

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To Defer or Not: Determining When and Why Courts Support FCC Expertise and Decision Making Authority

Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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judicial deference, regulatory agency expertise, jurisdiction, information services, next generation networks

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Ancillary to What? The FCC's Mixed Record in Expanding Its Regulatory Reach Without Explicit Statutory Authority

Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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ancillary jurisdiction, limits to FCC jurisdiction, ISP regulatory status, information service, next generation networks

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The Viability of Telecommunications Litigation in Light of Case Precedent Limiting Consumer Remedies

Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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antitrust, competition policy, ex ante regulation, ex post judicial review, consumer protection

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Ancillary to What? The FCC’s Mixed Record in Expanding its Regulatory Reach Without Explicit Statutory Authority

Posted: 23 Mar 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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FCC, jurisdiction, Title I, Title II, ancillary jurisdiction, convergence

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Shared Lessons for Managers of Airport Slots and Spectrum

Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2012
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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spectrum management, wireless, auctions

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Does a Hierarchical Internet Necessitate Multilateral Intervention?

Posted: 22 Mar 2001
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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Internet governance, Internet peering, Internet interconnection

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Universal Service: When Technologies Converge and Regulatory Models Diverge

Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Rob Frieden and Rob Frieden
Pennsylvania State University - Donald P. Bellisario College of CommunicationsPennsylvania State Law

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