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February 3, 2017

Giovanetti: Email Privacy Act a 'Slam Dunk'


If the Act becomes law, digital data older than 180 days would still be considered active rather than ‘abandoned,’ and would still be subject to the normal requirements governing analog information.

December 6, 2016

McConnell Under Fire, Urged to Hang Tough Against Rosenworcel Vote


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

McConnell would be "starting off on a very bad foot and confirming conservatives' worst fears about him" to reconfirm any Democratic commissioner before Wheeler's absence, IPI's Tom Giovanetti said.

November 17, 2016

Time to Put an End to Rule by Regulators


It’s time to permanently rein in the FCC’s scope and authority by passing laws that limit its powers.

September 13, 2016

Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) Salutes FCC Commissioner Pai for Reviving Our Broadband Enterprise Zone Proposal


August 10, 2016

Court Slaps Down FCC Preemption of States' Muni Broadband Laws


The Sixth Circuit Court’s rejection of the FCC's unconstitutional preemption of state laws regulating municipal broadband projects is a win for constitutional federalism and taxpayers. 

July 20, 2016

GOP Platform Keeps to Well-Trodden Policy Grounds, Observers Say


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

"No one has any idea what the Trump campaign's positions are on communications policy," Giovanetti told us. "There's no evidence at this point that there is anything approaching a policy process on the Trump campaign -- which is part of why I thought the platform was more important in this peculiar year."

July 19, 2016

Hill Telecom Leaders Tout Trump Candidacy During GOP Convention

"We salute the Congressional Republicans who have legislatively impeded [Obama's] plans to turn over the Information Freedom Highway to regulators and tyrants," the platform said. It included language similar to what IPI recommended last week: "We will consistently support internet policies that allow people and private enterprise to thrive, without providing new and expanded government powers to tax and regulate so that the internet does not become the vehicle for a dramatic expansion of government power."

July 12, 2016

GOP Draft Platform Blasts Obama for Putting 'Survival' of Internet at Risk


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Institute for Policy Innovation President Tom Giovanetti tweeted that the 2016 draft GOP platform's language on "protecting Internet from taxation and regulation is INADEQUATE" and proposed language that IPI would prefer.

July 9, 2016

San Francisco's Tech Tax Is Not A Solution to Homelessness


If higher taxes were the cure for homelessness, California — and San Francisco, in particular — would have solved its homeless problem years ago. 

June 20, 2016

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


The FCC’s regulation of the Internet must be viewed as being in direct contravention of Congress’ deregulatory intent, and as the biggest U.S. re-regulation in decades.

 

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