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Anna-Maria Kovacs: "Why Shelter the Internet Edge Providers?" (CED Magazine)

The morning of May 16, 2018, in advance of the Senate vote on the resolution under the Congressional Review Act to overturn the FCC’s 2017 Restoring Internet Freedom order, CED Magazine...

Robert Hahn: "Many mocked this Scott Pruitt proposal. They should have read it first." (Washington Post)

When Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a rule last month to improve transparency in science used to make policy decisions, he was roundly criticized by interest...

Larry Downes: "We need more, not fewer, government Yelps" (Washington Post)

Criticism of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau acting director Mick Mulvaney’s recent comments to a banking group has largely focused on his advocating a pay-to-play system for interest groups...

Catherine Tinsley: "What Most People Get Wrong About Men and Women" (Harvard Business Review)

The conversation about the treatment of women in the workplace has reached a crescendo of late, and senior leaders—men as well as women—are increasingly vocal about a commitment to gender parity....

Larry Downes: "Should the tech giants be more heavily regulated?" (The Economist)

The Economist hosted a debate on the Open Future: Regulating Tech Titans. Larry Downes, CBPP Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow and Project Director for the The Evolution of...

Larry Downes: "Scams, Lies, And Revenge Porn: In The Facebook Fallout, Will The U.S. Get New Privacy Laws?" (Forbes - Washington Bytes)

On May 25, 2018, the European Union will enact its General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”), in which consumers will “gain the right to access data companies store about them, the right to...

Catherine Tinsley comments on challenging the confidence culture in CNN Money feature

Julia Carpenter's CNN Money feature "Why corporatizing feminist messages doesn't really help women" featured Senior Policy Scholar Catherine Tinsley's research:

Challenging...

Larry Downes interviewed about disruptive innovation on Tech Policy Podcast

Larry Downes joined TechFreedom's Tech Policy Podcast to discuss disruptive innovation: The growing pace of technological innovation means both regulators and established industries are finding it...

Larry Downes: "GDPR and the End of the Internet’s Grand Bargain" (Harvard Business Review)

In May the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect, two years after passage by the European Parliament. This radical new privacy law, which covers any business that...

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CBPP mourns the passing of J. Robert Vastine

It is with great sadness that we share the news of J. Robert Vastine’s passing on Friday, March 30, 2018. Bob joined the Center as...

Kathleen Abernathy joins the Center as a Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow

The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy is pleased to announce that Kathleen Abernathy, former FCC Commissioner...

Larry Downes: "On Internet Regulation, The FCC Goes Back To The Future" (Forbes)

Exactly two years ago, I predicted in a lengthy post that eight major Internet policy initiative undertaken by the FCC under then-Chairman Tom Wheeler would fall victim, sooner rather than later,...

Scott Wallsten: "An Economic Analysis Of Proposed AT&T-Time Warner Merger" (Law360)

Evaluating a proposed merger is necessarily imprecise because it requires predicting its future effects. Economic theory by itself provides little guidance since it generally supports arguments...

Larry Downes: "Can tech fix its own future?" (Washington Post)

Is technology-based innovation, long seen as our best hope for improving quality of life, developing sustainable energy sources and equalizing global economic opportunities, actually making things...

Scott Wallsten: "Hey, we might need that wall… to stop Mexico’s state-run 5G network" (The Hill)

The Trump administration’s infrastructure plan brings Republicans and Democrats together. This flash of bipartisanship establishes something of a streak. The administration’s infrastructure...

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Larry Downes: "Technological solutions to technology’s problems feature in 'How to Fix The Future'" (TechCrunch)

Larry Downes interviews Andrew Keen about his new book, How to Fix the Future, on a recent edition of TechCrunch's Innovate 2018.

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