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Leading experts discuss the key legal issues within today’s tech policy debates.

Tech Roundup Episode 17 – Governor Doug Ducey on Tech Policy and Innovation

May 16, 2022

Governor Ducey joined Brent Skorup and Adam Thierer to discuss initiatives aimed at boosting innovation Arizona has launched during his time in office.

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Tech Roundup Episode 16 – The Catawba Digital Economic Zone

May 5, 2022

Catawba Digital Economic Zone CEO Joseph McKinney joined tech policy expert Ryan Hagemann to discuss the Zone and its regulatory framework.

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Tech Roundup Episode 15 – Rail Automation and Forced Access

March 29, 2022

Experts Ian Adams and Ike Brannon join the podcast to break down recent proposals regarding forced access to railroads.

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Tech Roundup Episode 14 – Telematics in Cars and the Regulation of Auto Insurance

February 24, 2022

Ian Adams joined the podcast to break down the policy aspects of a recent Twitter spat between Elon Musk and California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara.

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Tech Roundup Episode 13 – Autonomous Vehicles: Where Are We Now?

February 2, 2022

Experts Marc Scribner and Adam Thierer join us to provide an update on autonomous vehicle policy.

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Tech Roundup Episode 12 – Airspace and Drone Regulations

December 16, 2020

Brent Skorup discusses the current state of drone technology and the history of airspace and drone regulations in the United States.

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Tech Roundup Episode 11 – TikTok’s Running Clock

September 10, 2020

How might the standoff over TikTok’s U.S. operations play out? Does the app pose a significant enough national security threat to warrant the forced sale? And how does this situation fit into the broader picture of U.S.-China relations?

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Tech Roundup Episode 10 – Trump’s Executive Order on Online Censorship

June 8, 2020

What is the legislative and legal background of the recent Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship, how will it affect Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, and what may be the unforeseen consequences of this move? These and other questions are addressed in this episode.

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Tech Roundup Episode 9 – COVID-19 and the Internet: A Conversation with Ajit Pai

April 27, 2020

In this episode, Ajit Pai joins Adam Theirer and Brent Skorup to discuss the principles driving the Federal Communications Commission in recent years, the “Keep Americans Connected” pledge, and how things have changed for the FCC in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tech Roundup Episode 8 – The Future of Facial Recognition

March 26, 2020

In this episode, Matthew Feeney hosts a discussion with Ashkhen Kazaryan and Caleb Watney on the approach regulators might take to the brave new world of facial recognition technology.

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