Tag: Technology

Tag: Technology

  • This Wireless Future image

    This Wireless Future

    Not long ago, to be connected online a person had to be anchored to a desk with a personal computer.

  • Cloud Storage and the Sharing Economy: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship image

    Cloud Storage and the Sharing Economy: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

    The future of the internet is decentralization. Centralized cloud storage is when a “cloud storage provider has one or a few data-centers located in a small geographical area” but …

  • New York Tries to Regulate Home Sharing by Regulating Speech image

    New York Tries to Regulate Home Sharing by Regulating Speech

    Update: This article was originally published on June 23, 2016. Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill regulating short term rentals by banning the advertising …

  • Machines Invade the Labor Market image

    Machines Invade the Labor Market

    Last week, Wendy’s announced that self-service ordering kiosks will be made available to its more than 6,000 stores nationwide. Wendy’s is just the latest example of increasing automation in …

  • The European Vision of Competition versus the American Vision of Competition in the Technology Space image

    The European Vision of Competition versus the American Vision of Competition in the Technology Space

    The European Commission recently filed antitrust charges against Google. These charges illustrate the completely different approaches to technology, innovation and “competition policy” employed in Europe and the United States. They …

  • A Potential New Breakthrough in Lighting Technology image

    A Potential New Breakthrough in Lighting Technology

    In 2007, Congress passed and President Bush signed into law a new measure that, among other things, changed the nation’s lighting policy. The law created new performance standards for …

  • Dark Clouds, Silver Linings and Autonomous Vehicles image

    Dark Clouds, Silver Linings and Autonomous Vehicles

    Every dark cloud has its silver lining. But when the dark cloud means snow, ice, and other bad weather, what can possibly be the silver lining? Given enough time, anyone …

  • Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Resolution image

    Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Resolution

    WHEREAS, the American Legislative Exchange Council (“ALEC”) has a foundational and principled history of fighting against excessive, multiple, discriminatory and inconsistent taxation while promoting private sector competitiveness and states’ rights …

  • Expanding Internet Access Through Innovation in the Private Sector image

    Expanding Internet Access Through Innovation in the Private Sector

    The promise of broadband is being realized across the country, in urban and rural communities, including all demographics, amongst the middle class and the poor. While access to, and adoption …

  • Smartphone Meets the Fourth Amendment image

    Smartphone Meets the Fourth Amendment

    This appeared on GreenvilleOnline.com July 12, 2014. Many of us are never far from our cell phones. For all their utility, cell phones are poorly locked portals that …

  • The Importance of Unlicensed Spectrum image

    The Importance of Unlicensed Spectrum

    Technology can quickly outpace regulatory frameworks, and a new example of this phenomenon is the rapid expansion of WiFi-enabled devices without a concurrent increase in the fixed amount of unlicensed …

  • Government-run UTOPIA is not good for Utahans image

    Government-run UTOPIA is not good for Utahans

    A new bill seeking to curb Utah’s government-owned broadband networks incited anger among observers, indicating confusion remains regarding the policy—and the state of broadband. Promoting broadband is in the public …

  • ALEC Applauds Congressional Approval of Spectrum Auctions to Promote Broadband image

    ALEC Applauds Congressional Approval of Spectrum Auctions to Promote Broadband

    Contact: Kaitlyn Buss Phone: 202-742-8526 Email: [email protected] ALEC Applauds Congressional Approval of Spectrum Auctions to Promote Broadband Washington, D.C. (February 17, 2012) — Today …