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March 17, 2021
Policymakers need to understand that perfect competition is the enemy of good competition, and that strengthening antitrust laws does not necessarily mean changing them. If Congress modifies antitrust laws in hopes of reaching a perfect competition framework, both consumers and innovation, taken as a whole, will become collateral damages of unreasonable reforms.
March 17, 2021
Amid the many recent attempts to amend Section 230, the PACT Act stands out as a bipartisan approach with the right goals in mind—to increase transparency and accountability in content moderation—but it fails to thread the needle in a way that achieves those goals without overburdening online platforms.
March 17, 2021
Justice requires accountability, and including the SHIELD Act in this reauthorization will hold abusers and harassers accountable for distributing private, explicit images of individuals without their consent.
March 12, 2021
Ultimately, the reforms that the staff report recommended would lead to a less free and less diverse press—directly counter to the subcommittee’s stated objectives.
March 10, 2021
Progressive crusaders have succeeded in using faulty research, half-truths, and erroneous claims about monopoly power to delegitimize the long-established “consumer welfare standard” in antitrust policy and advance a new “public interest standard,” amounting to a broadside attack against large firms that furthers redistributionist economic goals.

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December 15, 2020
“Public-sector agencies will have to continue the migration to the cloud to accommodate their work-from-home staff,” said Daniel Castro, vice president of the Information Technology and Innovation
December 14, 2020
The growing focus on the Green Deal is not at the expense of the digital agenda, says Eline Chivot, senior policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation, as there are clear synergies between the
December 10, 2020
“Companies and investors are going to lose faith in regulators if policymakers want to reverse course on prior decisions and call a mulligan this late in the game,” said Robert Atkinson, president
December 10, 2020
The looming legal battle will shed light on whether the access restrictions are emblematic of a structural problem within platforms such as Facebook, said Robert Atkinson, president of the Informat
December 8, 2020
Doug Brake, director of broadband and spectrum policy at the nonpartisan public policy think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, sees an opportunity early in the Biden administra

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