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Larry Downes: "Why Congress's Rejection Of Proposed FCC Data Rules Will Not Affect Your Privacy In The Slightest" (Forbes)
The Internet is buzzing this week over a House vote Tuesday to permanently bar proposed FCC regulations regarding data collection and use first published in December from taking effect. The...
Tinsley comments on the women's march
A big part of the challenge is organizing. Having already brought millions of women together, the Women's March provides an opportunity. On International Women's Day, its leaders organized...
Mayo: "Competition Buzz: For Mexico, the Key to Economic Growth is Staying the Course on Telecom Reform" (CPI Journal)
When seeking to identify the policies required to expand competition and provide better telecommunications service to Mexican consumers, the answer is straightforward – stay the course with recent...
Larry Downes: "YouTube TV Improves Outlook For AT&T-Time Warner Merger" (Forbes)
As the merger of AT&T and Time Warner makes its way through antitrust review at the Department of Justice, continued disruption in the video market improves the chances the deal will be approved...
Tinsley comments on workplace harrassment
In the U.S., even though the law has been in place for over 50 years, harassment persists, says Catherine Tinsley, PhD, because “men have more social status.” Tinsley, a professor of management at...
Tinsley: "Leadership in Action: Boosting Employee Confidence" (Business Radio)

CBPP Senior Policy Scholar Catherine Tinsley (the Raffini Family Professor of Management, McDonough School of Business and Faculty Director, Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute) was...

Downes comments on AT&T's planned acquisition of Time Warner
Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, said the argument that Time Warner content might be used as a “weapon” against competitors is “the kind of...
Tinsley partners with Tupperware Brands Corporation on research study "Cultivating the Confidence Cycle"

Tupperware Brands Corporation released a new research study on February 28, 2017, conducted in partnership with and led by...

Vastine comments on the Trump administration's trade team
The “central role played by Froman appears to be more dispersed in the Trump administration,” Bob Vastine, a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, told Bloomberg BNA...
Larry Downes: "Listen, technology holdouts: Enough is enough" (Washington Post)
Even as fanatic customers can be counted on to line up outside the Apple store for the latest iPhone, there are still millions of Americans who don’t use a smartphone at all. For that matter, there...
Jensen advises on implications of a border tax
Some of the loudest opposition to a proposed tax on imports has come from the retail industry, which sent a handful of top CEOs to meet with President Donald Trump last week and has warned that...
Mayo, Wallsten, and Weymouth participate in dialogue: Ecommerce and Mobile Technology Policy Challenges for the United States, China, and the World

John Mayo (CBPP Executive Director and Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy in the McDonough School of Business), Scott Wallsten (CBPP Senior Policy Scholar), and Stephen Weymouth (...

Catherine Tinsley: "In Celebration of Failure" (Psychology Today)
Senior Policy Scholar Catherine Tinsley (Raffini Family Professor of Management, McDonough School of Business, and Faculty Director of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute) and co...
Larry Downes: "Policymakers alone cannot stop those pesky robocalls" (Washington Post)
Have you ever answered your phone only to hear an ominous message about the “IRS” demanding money, warnings from “Microsoft” that your computer needs immediate repairs or from “Rachel from card...
Anna-Maria Kovacs: "The Flip Side: Digging In to Trump’s FTC Pick on Net Neutrality, Privacy" (Wireless Week)
In her speech to the ABA 2017 Consumer Protection Conference, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen summarized her view of the FTC’s mission: “We are seeking to ensure that...

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