15 Total Quotes

Michael Powell Quotes

There are a lot of safety rules and rules against cheating. It's really no more harmful than any other sport.
Michael Powell
#Cheating

In 1996, Congress gave us a very difficult task, which is to bring these rules up to date in the modern media marketplace,
Michael Powell
#Congress

Protecting consumers from service disruption is the Federal Communications Commission's first and highest priority,
Michael Powell
#Service

This merger is particularly challenging to review, not so much because of its size, but because of its novelty, ... It's difficult to grasp the impact on consumers in markets that have barely emerged.
Michael Powell
#Novelty

Fascinating though the issues are, and as serious as they are, I believe the Majority has given in too much to their collective imaginations, rather than sound reasoning based on the record, in reaching some of the conditions on the merger,
Michael Powell
#Majority

We are closely monitoring the situation and are doing everything possible to ensure and protect both the stability of the telecommunications network and the quality of service to consumers,
Michael Powell
#Stability

The benefits of this transaction are considerable; the potential harms negligible,
Michael Powell
#Potential

I have heard the concerns expressed by the public about excessive consolidation, ... They have introduced a note of caution in the choices we have made.
Michael Powell
#Caution

Keeping the rules exactly as they are, as some so stridently suggest, was not a viable option, ... Without today's surgery, the rules will assuredly meet a swift death.
Michael Powell
#Rules

All around, it's going very well. We're still pushing to get the word out there locally to get some people in the seats. I would have hoped there would have been more interest in those first two games, but we have found that people really like what the see once they get to the game and we're building on that.
Michael Powell
#People

It's our responsibility not to govern by polls and surveys.
Michael Powell
#Responsibility

We are undertaking a comprehensive exercise to retool and refocus the FCC. To do that, I want to ensure that the commission has a clear policy vision to guide our deliberations with some predictability,
Michael Powell
#Exercise

validate the purpose of a rule in the modern context or eliminate it. It's as simple as that.
Michael Powell
#Purpose

There was a way to call the police, to call ambulance services, long before 911,
Michael Powell
#Police

FCC rules have not been disturbed by recent court cases,
Michael Powell
#Rules