Slow, Slow Signs of Change
F.C.C. to Promote a Trading System to Sell Airwaves
Airwaves, also called the "electromagnetic spectrum," are not products of people. They are natural resources.
Currently there is no free market in airwaves; instead, they are assigned by the federal government and their market value is not collected for the public benefit.
Once in a while we hear of new ideas to correct the current unfair system. Here is a New York Times report on the latest initiative: click here
How would you decide who gets access to airwaves, and how much it should cost them? Tell your views to The Progress Report:
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