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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.

December 23, 2015

Just in Time for Christmas! It's Text Spam


When a company is seeking to use government regulation to pad its own bottom line the government should reject the proposal.

December 3, 2015

Is SEC's Power Grab More Important Than the Fourth Amendment?


The SEC is holding up ECPA reform in an attempt to parlay more agency power, demanding a carve-out in any updated ECPA bill that would give the agency power to access your data without a warrant. 

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?

 

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