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Larry Downes: "Is the tech backlash going askew?" (Washington Post)

As winter sets in, the dark days for technology companies have been getting longer.

We sympathize with the increased anxiety over the poor data hygiene practices of leading tech platforms....

Robert J. Shapiro releases policy paper: "Changes in the Educational, Racial and Ethnic Composition of U.S. Employment, January 2008 to August 2018, and the Debate over Diversity in the U.S. Economy"

Americans are caught in a fierce political struggle today over a border wall intended to discourage immigration from Latin America. It’s part of a long ongoing debate about the costs and benefits...

Anna-Maria Kovacs: "The FCC clears the way for 5G" (ECN)

Cisco VNI’s latest forecast projects rapid growth for U.S. mobile data traffic over the next five years. Such growth is only possible, of course, if there is enough capacity available to carry the...

Larry Downes comments on AT&T-Time Warner merger case in Variety feature

Larry Downes comments on the U.S. Department of Justice's appeal of U.S. District Judge Richard Leon's decision in favor of the AT&T-Time Warner merger in a Variety feature article by...

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Catherine Tinsley comments on Huffington Post feature, "Let’s Be Honest, Sheryl Sandberg Gets Criticized More Because She’s A Woman"

CBPP Senior Policy Scholar Catherine Tinsley comments on the Huffington Post's feature article "...

John Mayo comments on cost to consumers of robocall scams in Gray TV feature story on pending legislation against the calls

In a Gray TV feature, "FCC and Senate teaming up to take down robocall scams," CBPP Executive Director John Mayo comments on the cost to American consumers of the robocalls, "I suspect they’re in...

Catherine Tinsley: "Origins of a mass-shooting disaster" (The Hill)

I study disasters — disasters that arise from natural causes like hurricanes and those produced by human mistakes and mismanagement, like the massive BP oil spill. By any metric, any mass shooting...

Robert Hahn testifies before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on the HONEST Act
Larry Downes: "Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure" (Harvard Business Review)

In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering connections up to a gigabit per second — 100 times faster than...

Anna-Maria Kovacs releases policy paper: "Competition in the U.S. Wireless Services Market"
Larry Downes: "Is Disney Moving Too Fast On Fox Takeover? Don't Ask Antitrust Regulators" (Forbes)

The Department of Justice appears to have changed its mind again about the risks of media mergers. After being brutally trounced in an ill-conceived lawsuit to block the merger of AT&T and...

Larry Downes: "The AT&T Ruling Shows That U.S. Regulators Don’t Understand Media’s Present — or Future" (Harvard Business Review)

This week’s decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon to allow AT&T and Time Warner to complete their merger will bring to a close a deal that has been pending for almost two years.

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Catherine Tinsley comments on negotiation lessons to be learned from the Trump-Kim meetings in Singapore

Not even Nostradamus could have predicted this one. As US President, Donald Trump, and North Korea’s Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un, put down their yo-yos and finally meet face-to-face after months...

J. Bradford Jensen appears on WJLA segment discussing trade implications of President Trump's recent meetings
Larry Downes: "5G: What is it good for?" (Washington Post)

5G, or 5th generation mobile, is the next big leap in wireless communications. You’ve probably heard about it in commercials or seen it in headlines. But much of the discussion about the new...

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