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November 19, 2015

The Creeping Tentacles of Unrestrained Regulation

We need restraint in the face of ill-defined, or ill-fitting, regulations that were clearly drafted and enacted in another age, for technology found today only in museums.

October 22, 2015

Playing Politics With Internet Taxes

Congress should move to protect taxpayers and Internet users once and for all by making the moratorium permanent.

October 15, 2015

Breaches and Breakdowns

Cyberattacks are a big and growing problem; fortunately, there are legislative ways to address the problem that will increase cooperation without stifling innovation.

September 3, 2015

FCC Fails to Suspend the Laws of Economics

The early data is in: The FCC's onerous new regulation has resulted in a precipitous drop in broadband investment.

August 27, 2015

The Clouded Judgment of Tax Authorities

Revenue agencies will often seek to extend taxes well beyond what was contemplated when legislation was enacted, in the name of securing ever more money for government, even to the detriment of innovation.

August 13, 2015

U.S. IT Competitiveness Prediction: Cloud-y With Government Interference

Congressional inaction, municipal tax action, and administration bad action make progress difficult for the U.S. cloud computing industry.

August 6, 2015

Congress Must Update ECPA to Protect Fundamental Rights

James Madison, and George Mason before him, were clear in the language in the Fourth Amendment, that the people and anything they own must be protected from unreasonable and warrantless government searches and seizures. So why aren't we?

July 16, 2015

The Tangled Web Woven

The new normal for the technology industry interacting with Washington, DC seems to be to argue for niche pieces of the broad ecosystem which has left the industry open to being easily attacked, even by wholly false stories, by those who oppose a free market.

June 19, 2015

More Spectrum Needed to Avoid Wireless Traffic Jams

If the FCC would reallocate more of its time and resources to releasing spectrum and less of it to micromanaging the broadband industry, that would be a win-win for the U.S. economy.

June 2, 2015

Digital Discrimination

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. Thanks to the inaction of Congress, taxes are multiple, discriminatory, and certain in the digital world.


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