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AUGUST 5, 2016

IPI Podcast: Online Sales Tax and the GOP Platform


In a regular Policy Wonks podcast, IPI president Tom Giovanetti discusses the Marketplace Fairness Act and how IPI was successful in influencing the Republican party platform to include language opposing the expansion of government's power in regulating and taxing the Internet. 

FEBRUARY 17, 2016

Giovanetti Commends Apple for Privacy Stance (Audio: Interview)


IPI president Tom Giovanetti applauded CEO Tim Cook for his stance on protecting consumers’ privacy on 660 AM – The Answer’s Mark Davis Show. “The FBI is asking Apple to give them a tool to get into ANY iPhone, not just one terrorist's device," said Giovanetti. 

DECEMBER 17, 2015

What's Necessary For Security & What's Giving Government Too Much Power? (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with Steel on Steel’s John Loeffler, IPI research fellow Bartlett D. Cleland discusses the urgent need to protect U.S. critical infrastructure from domestic or foreign cyberattacks while balancing Americans’ right to privacy.

DECEMBER 17, 2015

Who’s Right on Digital Privacy? (Audio: Interview)


During the Dec. 15 GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas, Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio sparred on the issue of electronic privacy and the NSA surveillance program. Tom Giovanetti discusses with Mark Davis of 660 AM The Answer the merits of encryption and digital privacy vs security.

 

NOVEMBER 20, 2015

In Fighting Terror, Maintaining the Balance Between Liberty and Security (Audio: Interview)


IPI president Tom Giovanetti talks to 660 AM – The Answer’s Mark Davis about new debates regarding electronic privacy and security in the wake of the horrific Paris terror attacks. 

JUNE 16, 2015

Chaffetz Bill Even Worse Than Marketplace Fairness Act (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti discusses the latest online sales tax ploy in Congress and how it would do serious harm to small business and interstate commerce. 

MAY 5, 2015

A Bipartisan, Achievable Reform To Protect Digital Privacy (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with KMED’s Bill Meyer, IPI president Tom Giovanetti discusses how, unlike the Patriot Act, reforming ECPA is bipartisan and noncontroversial, and deserves to be an absolute priority. 

APRIL 21, 2015

Virtually All Your Digital Life Is Subject To Warrantless Search, Seizure (Audio: Interview)


Updating the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act for the Internet Age shows Americans that Congress is not only sensitive to our privacy concerns but is willing to prioritize our Fourth Amendment protections. Tom Giovanetti discusses with Washington DC radio host Don Kroah of WAVA-FM.

APRIL 16, 2015

Congress Must Update ECPA for Digital Age (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with Wisconsin's Vicki McKenna, IPI president Tom Giovanetti discusses the critical need to update the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act for today's digital age to protect Americans' Fourth Amendment rights.

FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Welcome to the Stupid Internet (Audio: Interview)


The stunning FCC power grab was far more than just net neutrality regulations, says Tom Giovanetti to WAVA's Don Kroah. 

 

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