Ars Technica: Transition to Yesterday: Subsidizing the Killer App of 1952, Thomas Hazlett

Editor’s note: the vote for a new president isn’t the only one to take place on Tuesday. In Washington, DC, the Federal Communications Commission will weigh in on a proposal to open up the so-called “white spaces” in the digital TV spectrum for use by wireless broadband applications after the end of most analog TV transmissions next February. In this opinion piece, Thomas Hazlett argues that the FCC is missing a huge opportunity by not opening up the TV spectrum to all comers.  Go to full article at ArsTechnica.com. http://arstechnica.com/articles/culture/dtv-transition-to-yesterday.ars 

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