Brent Skorup

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Ensuring Eighth Amendment Protection from Excessive Fines in Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases

George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 22, p. 427, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jul 2012
Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 192 (156,682)

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civil asset forfeiture, civil forfeiture, excessive fines, Eighth Amendment, war on drugs, law enforcement, police, constitutional, unconstitutional

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Uncreative Destruction: The Misguided War on Vertical Integration in the Information Economy

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Brent Skorup and Adam D. Thierer
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 183 (163,655)
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Tim, Wu, Skorup, Thierer, Mercatus, regulation, antitrust, information, economy, economics, vertical, integration, separations, principle, efficiency, AOL, Time Warner, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, smartphone, Blackberry, Nokia, Schumpeterian, Schumpeter, enforcement, openness, neutrality

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A History of Cronyism and Capture in the Information Technology Sector

Journal of Technology Law & Policy, Vol. 18, 2013
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2014
Adam D. Thierer and Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 140 (205,458)
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cronyism, tech, high-tech, info-tech, information, technology, regulation, subsidies, transfer, market, subsidy, incentives, telecom, media, broadcasting, broadcast, cable, satellite, TV, television, rents, privilege, tax break, taxation, lobby, lobbyists, economics, competitive, anticompetitive

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Natural Experiments in Mobile Phone Regulation: Estimated Effects of Prohibiting Handset Bundling in Finland and Belgium

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 May 2014
Thomas W. Hazlett, Sarah Oh and Brent Skorup
Clemson University, Technology Policy Institute and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 112 (243,490)
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mobile phone regulation, 3G networks, bundling, foreclosure, bundled contract, competition, consumer protection, deregulation, demand, growth, social welfare, subsidy, technology platforms, transaction cost, wireless services

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Video Marketplace Regulation: A Primer on the History of Television Regulation and Current Legislative Proposals

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 May 2014
Adam D. Thierer and Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 94 (274,324)
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television, FCC, policy, telecommunications, retransmission consent, cable, broadcast, satellite, compulsory license, copyright

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Tragedy of the Regulatory Commons: Lightsquared and the Missing Spectrum Rights

Duke Law & Technology Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2015
Thomas W. Hazlett and Brent Skorup
Clemson University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 61 (351,654)

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LightSquared, spectrum, wireless, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, GPS, law, regulatory commons, mobile, transaction costs

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The FCC's Transaction Reviews and First Amendment Risks

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
Brent Skorup and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 57 (363,552)

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FCC, merger review, transaction review, telecommunications, net neutrality, programming, media, new media, public choice, First Amendment, regulation, constitutional law

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Federal Adoption, Equitable Sharing and Federalism

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 55 (369,813)

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federalism, equitable sharing, adoption, constitutional law, state legislatures, war on drugs, police, law enforcement

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Auctioning Airspace

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Dec 2018
Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 28 (487,574)

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VTOL, air taxi, airspace, auction, property, UTM, drone, air transportation, commons, regulation, license, autonomous

Auctioning Airspace

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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VTOL, eVTOL, air taxi, airspace, auction, property, UTM, drone, air transportation, commons, regulation, license, autonomous

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Reclaiming Federal Spectrum: Proposals and Recommendations

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, Vol. XV, No. Fall, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2014
Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 31 (459,856)
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radio spectrum, wireless, FCC, NTIA, PCAST, reallocation, mobile broadband, regulation, policy, economics, smartphones, technology

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FCC Open Internet Reply Comments

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 25 (490,292)
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open Internet, FCC, common carrier, net neutrality, Title II, ITU, telecommunications, information service

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The FCC and Quasi–Common Carriage: A Case Study of Agency Survival

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 18 (2017)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Brent Skorup and Joseph Kane
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and R Street Institute
Downloads 21 (512,982)

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Telecommunications, FCC, Regulation, Media, Telecommunications Act of 1996, Common Carriage, Public Choice

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Sweeten the Deal: Transfer of Federal Spectrum Through Overlay Licenses

Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2016
Brent Skorup
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 21 (512,982)

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spectrum, telecommunications, NTIA, FCC, overlay license, wireless, frequencies, incentives, auctions, dynamic spectrum sharing, PCAST

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The Erosion of Publisher Liability in American Law, Section 230, and the Future of Online Curation

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
Brent Skorup and Jennifer Huddleston
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center
Downloads 11 (572,293)

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Section 230, intermediary liability, publication law, conduit liability, tech policy, online curation, content moderation

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How Fcc Transaction Reviews Threaten Rule of Law and the First Amendment

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Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Brent Skorup and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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