Op-eds Capitol Weekly

Op-eds Capitol Weekly

Net Neutrality: Congress Should Step In

Former Congressman Rick Boucher discusses the need for everyone in the internet system to rally around adopting in a statute the core principles of an open internet and strong, uniform privacy protections that apply equally to everyone at every point in the internet continuum.

Op-eds The Mercury News

Op-eds The Mercury News

U.S. Should Lead, Not Follow Europe, on Privacy

Former Congressman Rick Boucher argues that the practical effect of the privacy rules proposed by former FCC Chair Tom Wheeler would do little to protect Americans on basic privacy issues and be harmful to the advertising business model of internet edge providers.