The MFA and other Internet sales tax formulations would massively expand government power and burden small and medium-sized retailers with new tax-collection burdens. IPI’s Bartlett Cleland defines economic nexus and explains why the standard is so important.
Tom Giovanetti joins fill-in host Paul Gleiser on 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis Show to discuss important language included in the Republican platform that puts the brakes on government's ability to tax and regulate the Internet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tom Giovanetti discusses the latest online sales tax ploy in Congress and how it would do serious harm to small business and interstate commerce.
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.
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.