The Internet economy requires new rules in some cases. But these rules need to be carefully considered. Where changes are needed, policymakers need to ensure that they do not impair the tremendous innovation and value that the Internet has enabled writes Joe Kennedy in Innovation Files.
July 26, 2018
Policymakers should make it easy for Americans to donate their medical data to science by establishing a national medical data donor registry, Eleni Manis writes for RealClearHealth.
July 25, 2018
As Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind write for Entrepreneur, there's no need for reflexive hand-wringing about the decline of startups.
July 24, 2018
U.S. policymakers should continue down this path to create more permissive and updated rules for SSTs. Only by allowing the technology to achieve lift-off will policymakers be able to spur investment in supersonic technology and improve its efficiency and effectiveness, writes Alan McQuinn in Innovation Files.
July 23, 2018
There’s no magic bullet to ensure firms will respond to environmental regulation by innovating. But a literature review shows certain conditions that will raise that likelihood, pointing the way to some important rules of thumb for policymakers.
July 18, 2018
Policies designed to increase consumer trust in technology would likely weaken the U.S. digital ecosystem and lower consumer welfare, Alan McQuinn and Daniel Castro write for the Washington Examiner.
July 17, 2018
Comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on International Internet Policy Priorities for 2018 and Beyond
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration should push back on policies proposed by foreign governments that are harmful to U.S. businesses and consumers and create digital barriers to trade.
July 16, 2018
The European Commission should narrow its proposal for governing digital flows so that it clearly prohibits unjustified barriers enacted in the name of “privacy,” Nigel Cory writes for Euronews.
July 13, 2018
The bottom line analysis of China’s recent statement is that part of this trade war, which China launched two decades ago, will be won or lost in the court of global opinion. The media, policymakers and citizens around the world should not fall for the Chinese spin that it is the victim writes Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files.
July 13, 2018
The FCC should grant Ligado’s license modification with an eye to facilitating future reallocations of spectrum.