Regulatory Reform for the Digital Age
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Fall 2007 issue of The Independent Review.
Years after United Parcel Service and Federal Express refuted the rationale for a monopolistic and inefficient U.S. Postal Service, statutes and criminal penalties (!) continue to shield half of the agencys mail volume against competition from private carriers. Meaningful reform was absent from the Postal Reform of 2006, and may not occur until the Postal Service comes to the brink of collapse.
Bureaucracy and GovernmentEconomyGovernment and PoliticsGovernment PowerGovernment Waste/PorkTelecom and Internet Policy
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