Federal Confusion Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has become quite the activist regulator. No one running anything likes a regulator … but, rationally, regulations and regulators are necessary, especially in a complex modern society. Regulations are necessary partly because the regulators, too, must be watched. But bad policy can produce bad regulations. Bad regulations emerge from not understanding the entire eco-system in a much broader sense than many understand -- like Wheeler’s set-top box gambit.
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