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CEI Weekly: Lessons from the Ma Bell Era

CEI Weekly is a compilation of articles and blog posts from CEI’s fellows and associates sent out via e-mail every Friday. Also included in the Weekly newsletter is a brief description of CEI’s weekly podcast and a feature on a major CEI breakthrough made during the week. To sign up for CEI Weekly, go to CEI Weekly August 6, 2010 >>[VIDEO] The Open Internet and Lessons from the Ma Bell Era What will happen to today's open Internet if government imposes new rules on broadband providers? In this video, Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia explores the history of government regulation of the telecommunications market and the lessons we can learn from it. View video. >>Shaping the Debate Brownback's Mountain William Yeatman and Iain Murray's op-ed on National Review Online Kagan and the Agency-Exhaustion Doctrine: A Response to Media Matters John Berlau's op-ed on National Review Online Should Internet Gambling Be Legalized? Michelle Minton's op-ed in The New York Times' Room for Debate Department of Labor Inspector General Nominee: Too Political, Too Controversial Vincent Vernuccio's op-ed on BigGovernment You Auto Know Better Iain Murray's op-ed in The Washington Examiner's Examiner Opinion Zone UAE BlackBerry Ban is Latest Clash Over Information Control Ryan Radia's citation in Voice of America >>Best of the Blogs Give & Take: Fifth Amendment Complicates Net Neutrality by Carolyn Homer Missouri Voters Overwhelmingly Reject ObamaCare's Individual Mandate in Referendum by Hans Bader CSR and Oil Companies: The Truth Dawns? by Iain Murray >>LibertyWeek Podcast Episode 104: Battlefield Arizona Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome special guest John Vaught LaBeaume to episode 104. We tackle Arizona's immigration prospects, school reform efforts in D.C., the future of offshore drilling, why you have the right to remain French, and the stormy waters of congressional ethics investigations. >>Support CEI Like what you read? The Competitive Enterprise Institute's 26-year record of success is made possible by our over 3,000 supporters. Please be sure to stop by to make a donation today.  Curious about all the possible ways to donate to CEI? Contact Al Canata at or 202-331-2280 to find out more.