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May 26, 2016

Republican Senators Attempt to Kill Email Privacy Act


Although House members recently passed the Email Privacy Act with unanimous consensus, some Republicans in the Senate are trying to kill the legislation. Why?

May 18, 2016

Trending Topic: Let the Market Work


If conservative concerns lead Facebook to design a more robust and transparent system that ensures fairness to all its users, that is a market success, not a market failure. Let’s let it play out.

May 11, 2016

Only Government Could Oppose Ride-Sharing


Who could oppose a new service that is universally loved by its participants? Government, of course—especially government at its worst. 

May 6, 2016

It's The Senate's Turn To Protect Your Digital Rights


Presidential politics means we have only about two months left of useful legislative time, so it’s time for the Senate to get its act together and move the Email Privacy Act.

April 20, 2016

Texas Telemedicine is Ailing


As yet another example of regulation hampering innovation, telemedicine in Texas is being held back by the Texas Medical Board.

April 13, 2016

Congress Steps In on AllVid Rulemaking


Commending congressional leaders for taking the first steps of Congressional oversight on the FCC’s controversial AllVid rulemaking.

March 17, 2016

Let the People Speak and Innovate


Politicians and bureaucrats increasingly want to legislate and regulate innovative new products and business models before they even exist. Instead, better to let society express its will before legislators try to do it. 

March 10, 2016

The Internet of (No)Thing


If Washington has its way, the “Internet of Things” won’t be much more than a sprawling, tax-collecting, expansive, government-spying operation.

February 18, 2016

We Can Have Both Freedom and Security, but Freedom is Harder


The law enforcement function is vital to a safe and secure society, but keeping law enforcement within constitutional limits is vital to a free society. We can have both.

February 4, 2016

Tax Succor or Sucker Punch


For years, big-government pro-taxers have often deployed parliamentary tricks to thwart the vote on a permanent Internet tax fix. This time, however, there may be nowhere to hide.

 

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