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Democracy & Technology Blog AT&T/T-Mobile merger debate

41802_11272407594_9840_n.jpgOver at Technology Liberation Front, several colleagues and I recently “debated” the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile from a free market perspective. For a skeptical take on the merger, see the item by Milton Mueller. The rest of us are more optimistic.
The AT&T – T-Mobile Merger: Beyond the Arithmetic, by Larry Downes (Apr. 18, 2011)
Why I fear the AT&T-T-Mobile merger, by Milton Mueller (Apr. 18, 2011)
Open minded on the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, by Hance Haney (Apr. 19, 2011)
Information Control, Market Concentration, and the AT&T/T-Mobile Deal, by Ryan Radia (Apr. 20, 2011)
For The Last Time: The Bell System Monopoly Is Not Being Rebuilt, by Steven Titch (Apr. 22, 2011)


Also see these prior essays:
AT&T/T-Mobile highlights artificial spectrum scarcity, by Jerry Brito (Mar. 21, 2011)
Some Random Thoughts on AT&T / T-Mobile Merger, by Adam Thierer (Mar. 21, 2011)
The AT&T and T-Mobile Merger, by Joshua Wright (Mar. 22, 2011)
No Facts, No Problem? by Joshua Wright (Mar. 22, 2011)
Again, It’s Really Hard to Bottle Up Digital Generativity / Openness, by Adam Thierer (Apr. 8, 2011)

Hance Haney

Hance Haney served as Director and Senior Fellow of the Technology & Democracy Project at the Discovery Institute, in Washington, D.C. Haney spent ten years as an aide to former Senator Bob Packwood (OR), and advised him in his capacity as chairman of the Senate Communications Subcommittee during the deliberations leading to the Telecommunications Act of 1996. He subsequently held various positions with the United States Telecom Association and Qwest Communications. He earned a B.A. in history from Willamette University and a J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.