Robert McDowell

Wiley Rein

Guest

Partner at the Washington law firm of Wiley Rein and a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute; former Republican commissioner and senior member of the Federal Communications Commission  (2006-2013)

Robert McDowell on KCRW

After massive lobbying, and four million public comments, the Federal Communications Commission has endorsed "net neutrality."

Round One Goes to Net Neutrality

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The Federal Communications Commission is faced with a crucial decision on open access to the Internet.

Is "Net Neutrality" Essential to the American Way of Life?

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