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Internet And Technology

No Reason For States To Expand Internet Taxes

Congress should not override the Supreme Court’s decision in Quill Corporation v. North Dakota that prohibits any state from requiring internet merchants that have no connection to the state to collect and remit the state’s sales taxes. Read More.

Google, Antitrust, and Not Being Evil

The message to policymakers, and to all Internet firms tempted to jump on the pro-regulatory bandwagon for competitive advantage, should be “don’t be evil” and let the marketplace work. Read More.

Online Piracy, SOPA and Unintended Consequences

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) addresses a legitimate problem, but may have negative consequences for the Internet and free speech. Congress should carefully consider these factors before moving forward with any legislation. Read More.

Ensuring Cybersecurity: More Red Tape Is Not the Answer

Cybersecurity is important, and threats to security are real, but Congress should carefully consider whether more regulatory mandates provide an effective solution. Read More.

The innovation and vibrancy of the Internet and other advanced communications technologies are threatened by economic regulation, including so-called “net neutrality” rules. Policymakers must also address the challenges of ensuring cyber-security and property rights without saddling this dynamic field with undue regulation.

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Experts on Internet And Technology