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August 11, 2016

The Constitution Catches Up With Chairman Wheeler


FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tried to defy one of the simplest, most basic constitutional limits on federal power—and he lost

August 4, 2016

Internet Sales Taxes and the Republican Platform


The Republican Party's platform has taken a strong stand against state efforts to tax internet sales across state lines, an important step given the lack of policy clarity coming from the party's presidential candidate.

July 7, 2016

San Francisco's "Tech Tax" Is a Revenue Grab, Not a Solution to Homelessness


Those who govern the City of High Taxes by the Bay have decided that even higher taxes, targeted at their most productive residents, will solve the problem of homelessness.

June 24, 2016

Watching TV Through Apps


Why, in this Golden Age of programming, should we allow the FCC to force dramatic change upon the business models of programmers and homogenize their creative output?

June 15, 2016

Only Congress Can Stop FCC's Sweeping Regulation of the Internet


Only Congress can undo the FCC's broad assertion of power over the Internet and return to the light touch regulation that facilitated the Internet revolution in the first place. Congress should act.

June 2, 2016

FTC Should Have Priority Over Internet Privacy


Too many government entities looking after our privacy means that we do not have any.

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.

 

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