Shackles on the Giant: How the Federal Government Created Microsoft, Personal Computers, and the

Bickerstaff, Steve
November 1999
Texas Law Review;Nov99, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Stresses that a series of regulatory decisions and indecisions of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the early 1970s on computers and communications have destroyed the feasibility of a public computer utility. History of the 1966 inquiry of the FCC called Computer I into the relationship of communications and computers; Computer I's bar of the Bell System; AT&T's Multifunctional Cable Plan; Government subsidy in the Internet industry.


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