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January 28, 2021

IPI Policy Basics: What is Net Neutrality, and Why Doesn't It Matter? (Audio: Podcast)

IPI President Tom Giovanetti, joined by Resident Scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews, explains that while the meaning of “net neutrality” has morphed several times over the last decade, it has always been driven by a distrust of privately owned networks, a bias against private ownership of infrastructure, and trust that government regulation makes things better.

July 16, 2020

Free Speech on Social Platforms: Understanding Section 230 (Audio: Interview)

In this radio interview on the syndicated talk show, Point of View, IPI President Tom Giovanetti unravels the confusion over monitoring speech on private social media platforms. 

May 27, 2020

Cheaper, Safer, Sustainable Space Travel (Audio: Interview)

In a conversation with 660AM Radio Host Mark Davis, IPI President Tom Giovanetti recounts the history and economics of the space program and how the government bureaucracy’s failings created an opportunity for private enterprise to revitalize the program. 

January 10, 2020

Foreign Affairs Policy, Presidential Powers, and Space Exploration 2020 (Audio: Interview)

IPI president Tom Giovanetti joins 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis Show to discuss the week's headlines, including Iran diplomatic policy and innovative technology in the future of space exploration. 

January 9, 2020

The World is Getting Better Thanks to Fossil Fuels (Audio: Interview)

In this Heartland Institute podcast, IPI resident scholar Merrill Matthews reviews the innovations that have been sustained by fossil fuels. In terms of human well-being and prosperity, and environmental quality, the world is getting better and better, despite what climate alarmist are indoctrinating kids to believe.

September 11, 2019

Trump Administration's Vision to Reclaim America's Leadership in Space (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with Michigan statewide radio host Steve Gruber, Tom Giovanetti discusses IPI's upcoming Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series featuring NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and the agency's mission to reclaim America's leadership in space. 

June 25, 2018

e-Commerce Fall-Out from Supreme Court Wayfair Decision (Audio: Interview)

Tom Giovanetti joins WINA's Rob Schilling to discuss the fall-out from the recent Supreme Court decision Wayfair, warning what e-commerce can expect from tax-grabbing states unless Congress acts quickly. 

April 25, 2017

2017 World IP Day: Can AI Be Patented?

by Larissa Park

Larissa Park, Partner, DLA Piper discusses artificial intelligence as it relates to patent protection.

April 25, 2017

2017 World IP Day: Piracy and Malware, a Single Problem

by Tom Galvin

Tom Galvin, Executive Director, Digital Citizens Alliance explains how piracy and malware are interrelated.

April 25, 2017

2017 World IP Day: Plundering Video: the Pirate Set-Top Box

by David Green

David Green, Vice President, Public Policy, NBCUniversal, Inc. demonstrates the interface between technology and piracy.

Total Records: 71