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On the Rise: Regulating Through Pilot Programs

by: Michael O'Rielly, FCC Commissioner

April 10, 2014 - 11:16 AM

From the good work of my staff, take a look below at the recent trend to fund pilot projects at the Commission.  This upsurge makes it essential that any pilot project have an established and confirmed end date.  I don’t doubt that an occasional pilot project may be of assistance, but I worry they can divert time and effort away from fixing or improving existing programs.  More importantly, we must keep in mind that these projects all come from scarce consumer-provided dollars.

 

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Updated: April 11, 2014 - 09:40 AM
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