Op-Eds, Blogs & Commentary

March 3, 2022
The VR market is a relatively young market with rapidly changing conditions and multiple competitors trying to establish their name.
March 3, 2022
Rob Atkinson joined TechFreedom’s Corbin Barthold and James Dunstan on their Tech Policy Podcast to discuss the holes in broadband activists’ arguments, the problems with municipal broadband, and the (pretty darn good) state of the U.S. broadband industry.
February 28, 2022
Even in circumstances without quantum advantage—and where the modeled classical firm is cheaper to scale—the quantum firm’s lower variable computing costs directly improve profitability by reducing the firm’s cost base and indirectly improve profitability by generating greater benefits to investing in market creation.
February 25, 2022
Appealing to warm feelings toward “mom and pop” stores may be good politics, but it is bad economics. Requiring USPS to charge the same price for shippers, regardless of volume, would be unfair and bad for the economy.
February 24, 2022
Acting against Chinese IP theft is a rare area of bipartisan support in U.S. trade policy, and the SECRETS Act provides a chance for U.S. policymakers and the Biden administration to take a stand against such parasitic practices by enacting a new law.
February 22, 2022
Over the course of a few days, multiple music artists and podcasters have removed their music and podcasts from popular streaming service Spotify, protesting COVID-19 misinformation on The Joe Rogan Experience.
February 22, 2022
Econometric analysis using scientific records from East German intelligence informants versus measurements of total factor productivity showed a statistically significant negative relationship between industrial espionage and the gap in productivity between East and West Germany.
February 21, 2022
President Biden recently announced the administration is reigniting its “Cancer Moonshot” initiative, but its drug-pricing agenda presents a problem.
February 18, 2022
As Congress drags its feet on passing federal data-privacy legislation, state and local governments will continue to try filling in the gaps without considering the potential economic impact.
February 18, 2022
The much-publicized flap over the IRS’s now-scuttled plans to use facial recognition software to improve its identity verification process obscured the fact that it appears to be moving in the right direction by making concerted, innovative efforts to modernize how it does business.

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