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Jun 29, 2015, 10:00 ET

Phoenix Center Finds Critical Flaws In Lisbon Council Copyright Study

Last month, the European Commission unveiled its much-anticipated framework to create a "Digital Single Market." Presumably intending to influence...

Apr 22, 2015, 14:28 ET

Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix named Center of Excellence radioembolization for liver cancer treatment

 Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix has been named the West Coast Center of Excellence for TheraSphere®, a microsphere liver...

Mar 11, 2015, 11:20 ET

New Phoenix Center Study Demonstrates That Consumers Benefit From Intra-Brand Price Competition Among Auto Dealers

 In a new analysis released today entitled The Price Effects of Intra-Brand Competition in the Automobile Industry: An Econometric Analysis,...

Mar 09, 2015, 15:17 ET

Banner, UA Med School Earn Accreditation for New Fellowship Program

 A two-year Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program, sponsored by Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix (formerly Banner Good...

Oct 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Phoenix Center Finds Movie Piracy Remains A Serious Problem

Pirated copies of virtually every movie are available on torrent sites sometimes within days, if not hours, of their theatrical release. In a few...

Oct 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

Phoenix Center: New Study Shows That Increased Politicization of FCC Decision Making Will Reduce Broadband Investment

Under Section 706 of the Communications Act, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") is charged with encouraging "the deployment of advanced...

Sep 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Phoenix Center: Title II Reclassification Will Force Broadband Service Providers to Charge Edge Providers for Terminating Access

As the Federal Communications Commission works its way through formulating a new set of legally-sustainable "Open Internet" rules, the agency is...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

Free Market Giants Agree that Copyright is Consistent With Laissez-Faire Capitalism

In an effort to sway "conservative" lawmakers to weaken copyright enforcement, several critics of copyright charge that current law confers a...

Jun 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Phoenix Center: Federal Communications Commission Has Ample Authority to Oversee Broadband Service Providers Under Current State of the Law

When the Internet was in its nascency, the Federal Communications Commission rejected calls to impose traditional "common carrier" regulation...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:32 ET

Phoenix Center: New Study Shows Failure to Renew Internet Tax Freedom Act Will Set the United States Back Many Years in Broadband Adoption Growth

In 1998, Congress passed the Internet Tax Freedom Act ("ITFA"), which imposed a three-year moratorium on the imposition of (new) state and local...

Apr 22, 2014, 11:28 ET

Evidence From New Study Counters Claim That Bidder Exclusion Rules Will Increase Spectrum Auction Revenues

As the Federal Communications Commission begins to formalize rules for the upcoming voluntary incentive auctions for broadcast spectrum, questions...

Apr 08, 2014, 10:44 ET
Mar 13, 2014, 10:00 ET

Phoenix Center Refutes Study Claiming that File Sharing Does Not Reduce Creation of New Music

There are a growing number of studies which challenge the traditional and constitutional view of Copyright by arguing that piracy (an infringement...

Jan 27, 2014, 10:30 ET

Phoenix Center Demonstrates that Municipal Broadband Systems do not Offer Lower Prices than Private Sector Counterparts

Both New America Foundation's and Consumer Federation of America's Claims that Municipal Providers Offer Lower Prices than do Commercial Providers...

Dec 02, 2013, 10:00 ET

New Phoenix Center Study Finds that Government Should Transfer Management of Spectrum to the Private Sector

Any Proposal Which Contemplates Leasing of Government-Managed Spectrum May Be Presumed to Include "too little" Auctioning of Exclusive Licenses...

Jul 18, 2013, 10:10 ET

Phoenix Center Finds T-Mobile Critique Uncompelling

T-Mobile Expert Witness, Like the Department of Justice, Refuses to Define "Foreclosure Value" Pursuant to the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job...

Jun 26, 2013, 10:35 ET

New Phoenix Center Study Finds that U.S. Unbundling Paradigm Collapsed Under Weight of Technological Advances and Unrealistic Economic Expectations

 The unbundling paradigm contained in the 1996 Telecommunications Act was one of the most ambitious regulatory experiments in American history....

Jun 11, 2013, 10:30 ET

Phoenix Center Finds That Excluding Bidders Will Reduce Revenues From Upcoming FCC Voluntary Incentive Spectrum Auctions

 In a new study released today entitled Will Bidder Exclusions Increase Auction Revenue? A Review of the Arguments, Phoenix Center Chief...

Jun 07, 2013, 10:30 ET

Phoenix Center's Expanded Analysis Again Shows Internet Use Cuts Depression Among Senior Citizens

 In a new study released today entitled Revisiting Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly, the Phoenix Center again finds that spending...

May 13, 2013, 10:30 ET

Phoenix Center Finds Severe Legal and Economic Defects in DOJ's Attempt to Design Structure of the U.S. Mobile Wireless Market

 Last year, Congress passed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 which directed the Federal Communications Commission to...