Harold Feld is a Senior Vice President at Public Knowledge. Before becoming Senior Vice President at Public Knowledge, he worked as Senior Vice President of Media Access Project, advocating for the public interest in media, telecommunications, and technology policy for almost 10 years. Prior to joining MAP, Harold was an associate at Covington & Burling, worked on Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act, and accountability issues at the Department of Energy, and clerked for the D.C. Court of Appeals. He received his B.A. from Princeton University, and his J.D. from Boston University Law School.
The history of cable and cable programming strongly suggests that without specific FCC safeguards, we can expect a massive “arms race” by providers to vertically integrate and to discriminate against unaffiliated services.