Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

September 17, 2021
Whether the U.S. and EU succeed in rebuilding the transatlantic relationship holds broad implications, because the alternative—strained engagement between major trading partners—would help fragment the digital economy and give a strategic gift to China.
September 16, 2021
The current draft of the House budget reconciliation package includes a tax credit designed to support municipal broadband. While this credit is somewhat narrower than some reports have suggested, it is still ill-advised.
September 16, 2021
In a decision that will have far-reaching effects on the social media and online news landscape in Australia, the nation’s High Court ruled on September 8, 2021, that Australian media companies can be held liable for defamatory comments by users on their company’s social media posts.
September 15, 2021
The notion of market tipping in IoT confuses the first-mover advantage inherent to “market creation.” Absent market tipping, or with considerable qualifications, antitrust authorities should reconsider a hasty analysis concluding that IoT markets epitomize gatekeepers.
September 15, 2021
The linchpin of President Biden's strategy to achieve a net-zero electricity grid by 2035 is a national clean electricity performance program, or CEPP, which encourages utilities to produce an increasing amount of power from low-carbon resources.
September 13, 2021
Following in the footsteps of Snap’s Spectacles and Amazon’s Echo Frames, Facebook’s newly announced Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses are the latest effort to transition digital communications from handheld devices to wearable displays.
September 13, 2021
When firms invest outward into foreign countries, they are deepening global value chains and growing markets overseas. This growth translates into increased sales and performance for the investing firms, which can expect a positive impact on their domestic activities.
September 8, 2021
The excitement of Christmas and the presents that Santa Claus would bring best describes today's American politics. Each party is competing to win votes by providing the presents. The more the better.
September 7, 2021
When today’s “useful idiots” compare China’s actions to the United States’ as the same, they are playing directly into Xi Jinping’s hands, weakening opposition to China’s destructive policies.
September 7, 2021
This role retains significant discretion, and when it is performed effectively it supports the development of essential innovations in computers, robotics, the Internet, and other fields.

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