Larry Downes

Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

Project Director

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Big Bang Disruption

Harvard Business Review, March, 2013, pp. 44-56
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jan 2016
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and Accenture Institute for High Performance
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disruptive innovation, industrial organization, technological change

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A Rational Response to the Privacy 'Crisis'

The Cato Institute, Policy Analysis #716, January 7, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 155 (189,307)
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privacy, intellectual property, licensing, information, search, creepy factor

A Rational Response to the Privacy 'Crisis'

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 716, January 7, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 60 (359,390)

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online privacy protection, federal internet privacy laws, us privacy rights, eu privacy rights, social media privacy, Facebook, Google

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Unscrambling the FCC's Net Neutrality Order: Preserving the Open Internet, but Which One?

20 Comm Law Conspectus 83 (2011)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Oct 2012
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 171 (173,791)

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FCC, net neutrality, open Internet, administrative law, broadband, Internet

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How to Understand the EU-U.S. Digital Divide

Harvard Business Review, 2015
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 141 (204,203)

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broadband, investment, regulation, unbundling, adoption

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GDPR and the End of the Internet’s Grand Bargain

Harvard Business Review, April 9, 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 138 (207,781)

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GDPR, Privacy, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Information, Search, Creepy Factor

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The FCC's Unstructured Role in Transaction Reviews

CPI Antitrust Chronicle Oct. 2012 (1)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2013
Larry Downes and Geoffrey A. Manne
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 112 (243,463)

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FCC, antitrust, merger, spectrum, mobile, telecommunications, spectrum screen, HHI, merger review, spectrum license transfer

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Open Innovation, Chinese Style

Boao Review, July, 2016, pp. 41-44, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2838899
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Larry Downes, Paul Nunes and Serena Qui
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, Accenture Institute for High Performance and Accenture Institute for High Performance
Downloads 106 (253,143)

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open innovation, China, Haier

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Big Bang Disruption Comes to China

Boao Review, October, 2015, pp. 41-44
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Jan 2016
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and Accenture Institute for High Performance
Downloads 91 (280,013)
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China, disruptive innovation, strategic planning

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The Evolution of Innovation and the Evolution of Regulation: Emerging Tensions and Emerging Opportunities in Communications

CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Dec 2014
Larry Downes and John W. Mayo
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy
Downloads 84 (294,438)

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communications, Internet, net neutrality, disruption, innovation, smartphone

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Fewer, Faster, Smarter

Democracy Journal, Fall, 2015, pp. 39-51
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jan 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 74 (317,310)

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regulation of technology, disruptive innovation, collective action, regulatory capture

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Finding Your Company's Second Act

Harvard Business Review, Jan, 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Aug 2018
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and Accenture Institute for High Performance
Downloads 68 (332,479)

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disruptive innovation, industrial organization, technological change

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Title II Reclassification

17 Progress on Point 15 (Progress and Freedom Foundation, August, 2010)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 64 (343,184)

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FCC, broadband, Internet, reclassification, Title II, regulation, Universal Service, state and local regualtion, copyright, terrorism, privacy

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Unlocking Pandora's Set-Top Box: The FCC Flirts with Disaster, Again

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Apr 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 47 (396,152)

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FCC, set-top box, video navigation, regulatory, AllVid, DSTAC, CableCARD

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On Internet Regulation, the FCC Goes Back to the Future

Forbes, March 12, 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 38 (429,916)
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FCC, broadband, net neutrality, public utility, municipal broadband, privacy, set-top box, prison telephone,enterprise, special access, business data services, rate regulation, competition, broadband

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Oops, They Did it Again: What We Didn't Learn from U.S. v. Microsoft

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, October, 2011 (2)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2012
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 31 (459,808)

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antitrust, AT&T, T-Mobile, Microsoft, technology industries

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A Market Approach to Privacy Policy

Berin Szoka and Adam Marcus, Editors, The Next Digital Decade: Essays on the Future of the Internet (TechFreedom 2010)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 29 (469,320)

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privacy, market, information, transaction costs

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Why Google Fiber is High-Speed Internet's Most Successful Failure

Harvard Business Review, 2018, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3279662
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Blair Levin and Larry Downes
Independent and Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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Broadband, Investment, Regulation, 5G, Gigabit, Smart Cities, Fiber, Infrastructure

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Who Really Stopped SOPA, and Why?

David Moon, Patrick Ruffini and David Segal, editors, Hacking Politics (OR Books 2013)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Aug 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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SOPA, PIPA, copyright, Internet, MPAA, lobbying, regulation

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What Companies Must Do Now That Better Is Also Cheaper

The European Business Review, November-December 2015, pp 4649
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Jan 2016
Paul Nunes and Larry Downes
Accenture Institute for High Performance and Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 26 (484,765)

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disruptive innovation, transaction costs, deflation, platforms, marginal costs, cross-subsidization

20.

The Losing Case for Special Access Regulation

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jan 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 17 (536,175)

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FCC, special acccess, enterprise communications, regulation, regulatory capture

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Electronic Communications and the Plain View Exception: More 'Bad Physics'

7 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 239 (1994)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Oct 2013
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 17 (536,175)

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electronic surveillance, fourth amendment, electronic communications, plain view doctrine, wiretapping, Title III

22.

The Identification and Measurement of Market Power and Entry Barriers in Markets Featuring 'Platform' Businesses

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3335289
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 16 (541,897)

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antitrust, FTC, platform business, market power, barriers to entry, exclusionary conduct, predatory conduct, consumer protection

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Internet of Things: How to Avoid Short-Term Errors and Ensure Lasting Adoption

Marketing Intelligence Review, 10(2), 30-35
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2019
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 16 (541,897)

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Internet of Things, Privacy, Security, Standards, 5G, Marketing

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Investing in America's Broadband Infrastructure: Exploring Ways to Reduce Barriers to Deployment

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Aug 2018
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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FCC, broadband, enterprise, 5G, fiber, competition, digital divide, rural, subsidy, zoning, fixed wireless, pole attachments

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The Economics of Information: from Dismal Science to Strange Tales

Berin Szoka and Adam Marcus, Editors, The Next Digital Decade: Essays on the Future of the Internet (TechFreedom 2010).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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Information, non-rivalrous goods, transaction costs, Coasean economics

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The FCC Noses Under the Broadband Tent Again

Regulation, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2016, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2792341
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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FCC, broadband, enterprise, special access, business data services, rate regulation, competition, broadband

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Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in Communication, Information, and Media Technology Networks

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3335287
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 8 (591,065)

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FTC, broadband, consumer protection, Internet, net neutrality, communications, media

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Comment: In the Matter of Restoring Internet Freedom

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3335922
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Downloads 4 (617,598)

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net neutrality, broadband, mobile, law of disruption, big bang disruption, innovation

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Flexible Use Spectrum Licensing and Coase's Solution for Interference

Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2017
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

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Spectrum, interference, FCC, innovation, Coase

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 43
1.

Managing the Big Bang: The Regulator's Dilemma

Democracy, A Journal of Ideas, Issue 34, Fall, 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Larry Downes
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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Regulation, innovation, disruption, technology, net neutrality