October 28, 2009 10:22AM

How Did the FCC Come to Acquire This Power?

Jeff Eisenach and Adam Thierer have a great essay in The American honoring the 50th anniversary of Ronald Coase’s article “The Federal Communications Commission.” It’s timely given the FCC’s proposal to establish public utility‐​style regulation of the Internet under the banner “net neutrality,” and it’s a good general warning to Neo‐​Progressives who “see market failure as the source of most problems, and government as the centerpiece of most solutions.”