Roslyn Layton

Roslyn Layton is a Visiting Researcher at Aalborg University Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies at Aalborg University where she earned a PhD in business economics and internet regulation. Her current research compares broadband cost recovery business models around the world. Roslyn serves on the Program Committees of the International Telecommunications Society and the Telecom Policy Research Conference. She serves as a EVP of Strand Consult, a Fellow of the National Security Institute at George Mason, and adviser to the Foundation for American Innovation and the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue. For more information, see

A 40-year Bipartisan Tech Policy Success Story

The Domain Name System (DNS), a 1985 technical invention, was transformed into critical global infrastructure by the policies of the United States government beginning in the 1990’s. While some challenges remain, the light-touch regulation promoted by both parties has proven highly successful.

Live Nation’s Anticompetitive Conduct Is a Problem for Security

Roslyn Layton highlights a recent data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of customers, including those who never directly used Ticketmaster's services, underscoring concerns about the company's data collection practices and market dominance.

Patent Trolls Are Harming Innovation. Congress Can Help

Patent trolls are amassing portfolios of patents, not to produce goods but to shake down innovative firms that use these technologies as inputs for settlement fees. The Advancing America’s Interest Act is an important step to protecting American innovators and the United States economy, writes Roslyn Layton.

Zero Rating Is The Free Sample In The Internet Ice Cream Store

Why ban competitive offers in the online world when they’re allowed offline? Big tech wants plain vanilla broadband pricing because it forecloses platform competition.

How Big Tech Uses Net Neutrality To Subvert Competition

A decade of evidence suggests that Open Internet policies have delivered the opposite effect.

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