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Experts debate the pros and cons of regulatory proposals aimed at curbing social media content moderation.Listen now
Experts discuss the practicality and desirability of using common carrier to regulate social media content moderation.Listen now
This episode highlights the arbitrariness of modern government regulation, which threatens the entrepreneurial risk-taking required for innovation and production.
Sen. Mark R. Warner is set to introduce a bill that could hold Facebook, Google and other tech giants more directly accountable when viral posts...
The new administration grabbed headlines with early executive actions on climate, COVID-19 response, racial equity, immigration, and more. But three less heralded Inauguration Day actions...
Eleven years ago, Dan Senor and Saul Singer dubbed Israel the “Start Up Nation” for its disproportionately large number of technology start-ups and NASDAQ stock...
Supreme Court justices voiced mixed views Wednesday about whether a U.S. consumer-protection agency has broad authority to demand that defendants who cheat or deceive the...
“The Biden administration should carefully consider the significant tradeoffs regulation can have and embrace bipartisan opportunities to build on the United States’ innovation-friendly approach.”
The FAA’s new commercial drone regulations are cautious and incremental, but represent a major improvement by routinizing long-distance commercial drone operations.
The application of EU-style chemical regulation in emerging economies would reduce the number of jobs available and increase the cost of living in already struggling...
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Experts debate the pros and cons of regulatory proposals aimed at curbing social media content moderation.
Experts discuss the practicality and desirability of using common carrier to regulate social media content moderation.
Asheesh Agarwal and Ashley Baker join the podcast to discuss Senator Amy Klobuchar’s recently-announced bill to amend antitrust law.
In this live podcast, experts review the overriding purposes of the CRA and do a deep dive into its technical elements.
In this live podcast, subject-area experts examine the likely real-world impact of two new EPA rules.
In this paper, the authors lay out how the United States government negotiated settlements in which settling defendants were forced to pay “donations” to third parties not involved in the cases. The authors go on to argue that this practice – halted in 2017 – was unconstitutional and must remain permanently proscribed.
In this paper, the authors argue that piracy poses a significant threat to the rapidly-growing legitimate online streaming industry. They contend that lawmakers must make piracy through online streaming a felony, rather than misdemeanor, in order to more effectively deter bad actors.
In this paper, James Capretta argues that the current system for regulating the physician workforce is not flexible enough to ensure that enough doctors make it into the field to serve all patients. Mr. Capretta offers a number of reforms that, he argues, would streamline the educational and licensing processes for new and immigrating doctors.
In this paper, Christina Sandefur argues that well-intentioned laws designed to limit wasteful spending, known as certificate-of-need laws, no serve mostly to allow market incumbents in healthcare to keep new entrants out of the market. This, she argues, is harmful to the public and stands in violation of state anti-monopoly laws.
In this paper, the authors lay out a conception of the proper place of ‘public interest’ in patent law, and what they see as current, detrimental uses of that principle. Properly applied, the notion serves the public by promoting innovation, but improperly applied, they argue, public interest can serve to stifle progress.
What are the realistic regulatory options for curbing Silicon Valley’s influence on the national discourse? What are the potential downsides of these options?
Experts debate the relevant legal contours and the desirability of a common carrier solution to curbing Big Tech power.
Are fuel economy regulations the best tool to reduce pollution? How do they affect consumer behavior, and do they have hidden costs?
In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court considered whether consumers could directly sue Apple for a surcharge on apps in the iPhone App Store.
Should telemedicine be considered as the same or different from traditional office visits, and what regulations should govern it?