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January 26, 2022
In January 2012, U.S. lawmakers scuttled legislation to block websites that traffic in pirated content after opponents instigated a backlash, claiming it would “break the Internet” by disrupting its technical functions and institutionalizing censorship. But 10 years later, dozens of countries have enacted similar laws, and their track records prove the alarmists were wrong.
January 26, 2022
WASHINGTON—Following the introduction of the America COMPETES Act of 2022 from the House of Representatives, companion legislation to the U.S.
January 25, 2022
WASHINGTON—Following the launch of the International Data Transfer Expert Council, providing independent advice to the UK government in its mission of unlocking the benefits of open and secure cros
January 24, 2022
The bill will achieve none of its stated objectives. On the contrary, it will i) damage the app economy, ii) decrease choice, iii) decrease quality, and iv) increase costs for consumers.
January 24, 2022
A growing patchwork of state privacy laws threatens to impose rising compliance costs on businesses as they are increasingly subject to multiple, duplicative rules not just from their home states but from others, too. The out-of-state costs of 50 such laws could exceed $1 trillion over 10 years, with at least $200 billion of that burden falling on small businesses.

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December 20, 2021
According to a recent report
December 17, 2021
All told, the US Department of Energy could see its budget for energy research and development more than double if Build Back Better passes — from around $8 billion to more than $20 billion a
December 16, 2021
“In some ways the most significant developments in digital policymaking, at least for Washington, is what did not happen,” said Robert Atkinson, president of the
December 15, 2021
“I think if there is legislation, it’s going to be very broad, in order to try to compromise and break this really large gap between the two part
December 13, 2021
After the United States blacklisted Sensetime, the Chinese artificial intelligence company is postponing its big stock market debut.

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