News that AT&T plans a purchase of T-Mobile has brought out a lot of commentary.
On the TechLiberationFront blog, Larry Downes critiqued the emotional reaction of some advocates for government-managed communications.
On the TechLiberationFront blog, Jerry Brito noted how the deal highlights the artificial spectrum scarcity created by the Federal Communications Commission.
And on the TechLiberationFront blog, Adam Thierer catalogued a series of thoughts on various aspects of the merger.
Picking up a theme? That’s right: the federal government should not try to manage the development of the communications marketplace.