Pro & Con of FCC Chair Michael Powell’s Tenure

On Saturday, I noted that a WSJ Poll gave retiring FCC Chair Powell an "F."

I suspected that the poll might be of interest to sone people, so I forwarded it to the Interesting People list; Professor Dave Farber is IP’s ringleader, and amongst his many incarnations was a stint on FCC’s Technological Advisory Council.

That generated a spirited debate. Here’s the two most informative commentaries about Powell (via Farber):

Judging Powell…did WSJ readers get it right?


The Legacy of FCC Chairman Powelll — His score — "F" for "Forgeddaboutit."    

Interesting reading for any followers of the telecom sector . . .

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