Tag: information technology

Tag: information technology

  • House Judiciary Committee Moves on Email Privacy Act image

    House Judiciary Committee Moves on Email Privacy Act

    In a press release earlier today, the House Judiciary Chairman announced the Committee would move forward with the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699). The Email Privacy Act would amend …

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    “Do Not Track” and Do Not Regulate

    If you enable “Do Not Track” functions on your web browser, does that mean websites will not use cookies or other analytic devices to gather data about you and your …

  • Innovation Economy Helps U.S. Reclaim Reputation as an Investment Hotspot image

    Innovation Economy Helps U.S. Reclaim Reputation as an Investment Hotspot

    Years ago, investment guru Antoine van Agtmael coined the term “emerging markets” to describe developing countries with investment potential. Today, Mr. van Agtmael uses the term to describe the United …

  • Don’t Let Government Break the Internet image

    Don’t Let Government Break the Internet

    It’s great to hear just about anybody speak on Internet freedom, but U.S. Representative Steve Scalise did the topic justice at this year’s State of the Net Conference in Washington, …

  • Susan Crawford’s flawed argument about broadband competition image

    Susan Crawford’s flawed argument about broadband competition

    Susan Crawford, a professor at Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, argues in her interesting and provocative new book Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded …

  • Is Broadband a Monopoly? image

    Is Broadband a Monopoly?

    Broadband is often described as the “core” of the Internet ecosystem—little more than the basic infrastructure across which users interact, and subject to heavy-handed government regulations that reflect this assumption.

  • Cloud Computing Taking High-Tech Economy by Storm image

    Cloud Computing Taking High-Tech Economy by Storm

    What do Netflix, NASA and the Senegal Ministry of Finance have in common? They all operate in the cloud. Cloud computing is increasingly relevant to businesses, consumers, and even government, …

  • Popular Good or Public Good? The Debate to Nationalize Facebook image

    Popular Good or Public Good? The Debate to Nationalize Facebook

    Despite what history proves about the transient nature of the social media sector—who still uses Friendster or MySpace?—Philip N. Howard’s recent Slate column calls for regulation of the newest social …

  • Technology in the Classroom Paying Off image

    Technology in the Classroom Paying Off

    Previously, people used to think of technology in the classroom as a nice benefit. Computers and technological resources could be useful for some special projects, but they could not help …

  • Free Markets Hold Great Promise for Communications Issues image

    Free Markets Hold Great Promise for Communications Issues

    One of the most pressing issues confronting policymakers today is ensuring there is enough wireless spectrum available to meet our communications needs for the future. Wireless spectrum is the backbone …