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December 13, 2021
Commerce Secretary Raimondo must be applauded for voicing concern about the EU’s proposed Digital Markets Act—not only for warning about the harm it will do to U.S. tech companies, U.S. workers, and the U.S. economy, but also for highlighting the considerable competitive gains that the DMA will grant Chinese tech rivals.
December 13, 2021
If policymakers want to continue supporting innovation and the public benefits that innovation brings, then tax rates should be set with the interests of both public revenue and scientific progress in mind.
December 10, 2021
By forcing Facebook (Meta) to unwind its 2020 merger with GIPHY, the search engine for free GIFs, clips, and stickers, the United Kingdom’s competition watchdog—the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)—demonstrated, yet again, its radical approach to antitrust.
December 9, 2021
Slowing China down is critical in part because it will give leading technology companies in U.S.-allied nations time to adjust and invest in the next generation of technology to maintain their lead over China.
December 8, 2021
The White House is set to announce the details of its “Alliance for the Future of the Internet,” a proposed coalition of democratic nations charged with developing a set of principles for a secure and trusted Internet based on shared democratic values.
December 7, 2021
Although digitizing government has become easier, the amount of unstructured data agencies hold remains a steep barrier to full transparency. Artificial intelligence could be the answer.
December 6, 2021
The Digital Markets Unit does a disservice to the United Kingdom’s legal tradition and economic future precisely when the country is at historical post-Brexit crossroads.
December 6, 2021
In his 1991 classic book The Rise of Selfishness in America, James Lincoln Collier wrote that America had evolved into a society focused almost exclusively on rights and not responsibilities, noting: “the right of everybody and anybody to take whatever they can get without any responsibility for putting something back in the pot.”
December 6, 2021
Widely adopted intangibles help lower firms’ marginal costs, which helps consolidated firms pass along lower final costs to consumers.