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June 11, 2021
The bills presented by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) take direct inspiration from the European Commission’s Digital Markets Act and impose stringent obligations and prohibitions on a handful of innovative companies. This will ultimately harm innovation and consumers.
June 7, 2021
Many antitrust scholars, pundits, and policymakers have sounded alarms in recent years, claiming that market concentration has been rising across the U.S. economy to the detriment of competition. But the latest Census data on industry concentration paints a very different picture.
June 3, 2021
WASHINGTON—Despite a legal requirement for federal agencies to follow modern standards of web accessibility for users with disabilities, 30 percent of the most popular federal websites fail to do s


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August 27, 2021
In this episode of the Discourse Magazine Podcast, Mercatus senior research fellow Alden Abbott speaks with Rob Atkinson about the Biden administration’s recent executive order on competition, priv
August 26, 2021
It may only be a matter of time before artificial intelligence technologies become relatively common in workplaces.
August 23, 2021
“Digital solutions hold enormous promise to transform U.S. government services,” said Ashley Johnson, policy analyst at ITIF and co-author of the report.
August 23, 2021
The last 10 years have seen a breathtaking pace of technological innovation in every area of our economy and society.
August 16, 2021
“Perhaps the single biggest criticism of the RUC system is that it violates travelers’ privacy,” said the Information Technology Innovation Foundation (ITIF) in a 2019 policy guide.