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February 4, 2002
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Deregulation is Answer to Broadband Blues
May Takes Deregulatory Message to National Web Audience

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Progress & Freedom Foundation’s Randolph J. May will stand with the affirmative side in a national debate on the future of broadband communications, “Let’s Talk DSL: Deregulation is the Answer for Rapid Deployment.” Part of the 6th annual Florida Communications Policy Symposium sponsored by Florida State University’s College of Communications, the debate takes place Wednesday beginning at 9:15 am EST.

Joining May on the affirmative side will be Peter Pitsch of Intel Corporation. Together, they will face Jonathan Askin of the Association for Local Telecommunications Service and Donna Sorgi of WorldCom. The entire symposium will be broadcast on the Web by its sponsor at beginning at 9:00 am.

May, a Senior Fellow and Director of Communications Policy Studies at the Foundation, is recognized as an expert on telecommunications policy. He has published numerous articles and essays on telecom issues, and has been cited by numerous national media outlets, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and InteractiveWeek. May also writes for leading national publications and law reviews on a wide variety of topics ranging from communications and administrative law to constitutional theory. His column on regulatory issues appears each month in Legal Times.

The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public policy. It is a 501(c)(3) research & educational organization.



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