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Politech category: economics

Recent posts related to economics

Who'd make the most technology-friendly president? Discuss.
Posted on 2008-01-31 10:46:51 / 1267 bytes

Democrats criticize AT&T's exclusive iPhone deal, just because they can
Posted on 2007-07-13 02:15:31 / 2822 bytes

Net tax fight resumes in Congress; senator warns of e-mail tax
Posted on 2007-05-24 03:07:59 / 2725 bytes

The IRS and its computers: a 20 year upgrade, and still counting
Posted on 2007-04-13 01:16:21 / 754 bytes

Politech back from hiatus (and a quick note on the Free State Project)
Posted on 2007-03-07 00:30:32 / 1958 bytes

How Sen. Frist held port security hostage -- for Net-gambling laws
Posted on 2006-10-25 13:55:19 / 2300 bytes

Weekly column: Sneaky Senate tricks when enacting legislation
Posted on 2006-10-25 01:35:32 / 3526 bytes

Sen. Wyden pledges to block telecom bill without Net neutrality regulations
Posted on 2006-07-21 15:21:17 / 17473 bytes

World Trade Organization pursues Net gambling case; U.S. doesn't look good
Posted on 2006-07-20 12:56:25 / 2977 bytes

"America: Freedom to Fascism" movie opens on July 28
Posted on 2006-07-19 16:30:05 / 2661 bytes

$50 billion later, what has the Universal Service Fund accomplished?
Posted on 2006-07-14 02:03:50 / 10946 bytes

Politicos grok technology better than technologists? Energy-efficient servers
Posted on 2006-07-14 02:03:05 / 1992 bytes

Rep. Ron Paul on Net-gambling bill: a rare voice of sanity in Congress
Posted on 2006-07-12 09:34:56 / 5185 bytes

Step aside, war on terror -- now it's war on Internet gambling
Posted on 2006-07-11 16:41:58 / 1865 bytes

eBay raises the stakes on Net neutrality with e-mail campaign
Posted on 2006-06-01 11:45:43 / 2069 bytes

Replies on Net neutrality -- and why new laws may be a bad idea
Posted on 2006-04-26 00:20:36 / 7115 bytes

Net neutrality and peering policies: a technologist's perspective
Posted on 2006-04-26 00:08:32 / 6382 bytes

Why conservatives and libertarians should oppose Net neutrality
Posted on 2006-04-25 14:56:43 / 3388 bytes

Who owes taxes, in purchase involving California, North Carolina, Washington state?
Posted on 2006-04-13 20:04:49 / 1959 bytes

A new tax gambit: Tax collectors start eyeing iTunes and download taxes
Posted on 2006-04-13 12:39:26 / 1402 bytes

At tax time, state governments push to tax Internet sales
Posted on 2006-04-12 13:04:14 / 1521 bytes

More on Dick Armey, Congress, and "Net neutrality"
Posted on 2006-04-05 13:05:33 / 5911 bytes

Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader, takes aim at "Net neutrality"
Posted on 2006-04-05 11:01:27 / 2811 bytes

R.W. Bradford, R.I.P.
Posted on 2006-01-23 12:10:00 / 1607 bytes

Feds begin "behavior monitoring" of air travelers this year
Posted on 2006-01-03 23:14:27 / 3899 bytes

Root server operator says he'd ignore Bush administration overreaching on domains
Posted on 2005-11-29 10:03:58 / 1864 bytes

Reply to professor asking for help with learning economics through video games
Posted on 2005-11-02 10:32:49 / 2513 bytes

ICANN and Verisign settle lawsuits, Verisign gets .com forever
Posted on 2005-10-24 23:41:15 / 3099 bytes

Once again, the Feds want to make "temporary" security restrictions permanent
Posted on 2005-09-23 10:18:43 / 6782 bytes

Adam Thierer on how draft Communications Act bill is hyper-regulatory and just plain wrong
Posted on 2005-09-16 21:40:42 / 17324 bytes

Microsoft, Katrina, and more on American Red Cross asks for tech-help
Posted on 2005-09-13 12:01:57 / 6211 bytes

American Red Cross asks for tech help after Hurricane Katrina
Posted on 2005-09-10 16:36:28 / 2282 bytes

A decade later, the 1996 Telecommuncations Act may be revamped
Posted on 2005-08-01 17:21:40 / 634 bytes

A response to U.N. working group's report on what to do with the Net
Posted on 2005-07-17 02:53:51 / 2056 bytes

Weekly column: Will the U.N. run the Internet?
Posted on 2005-07-13 02:53:32 / 1381 bytes

Followup: No, you're not liable for "smart card" security breaches
Posted on 2005-07-09 01:09:05 / 5753 bytes

Who's liable for "smart card" security breaches? You?
Posted on 2005-07-08 01:33:33 / 1235 bytes

Use non-password-protected WiFi node, go to prison?
Posted on 2005-07-06 02:23:36 / 1105 bytes

Review of "The Genius Factory": the high-IQ sperm bank
Posted on 2005-07-06 02:20:12 / 6708 bytes

One take on the Supreme Court's decision in Kelo property-confiscation case
Posted on 2005-06-27 10:14:51 / 3702 bytes

Does "new media" mean end of spectrum scarcity?
Posted on 2005-06-21 01:37:06 / 9825 bytes

Jim Davidson on government control over space technologies
Posted on 2005-06-16 11:25:03 / 4163 bytes

Richard Rahn on "destructive government": the cost of Sarbanes-Oxley
Posted on 2005-06-16 11:23:51 / 5103 bytes

Cato Institute event 6/17 in SF: "Liberty, Technology, and Prosperity"
Posted on 2005-06-10 01:07:50 / 3469 bytes

Request for help from reader: Government urges to control new technologies?
Posted on 2005-06-10 01:05:05 / 2224 bytes

In medical marijuana case, Supreme Court says everything is interstate commerce
Posted on 2005-06-07 00:05:26 / 4026 bytes

CEI on cybersecurity: private insurance, not government regulation
Posted on 2005-06-01 01:13:31 / 4622 bytes

Should online dating be subject to mandatory background checks?
Posted on 2005-06-01 01:12:02 / 978 bytes

Prof asks for help with unusual idea: learning economics by video game
Posted on 2005-05-17 00:07:02 / 2232 bytes

Supreme Court rules on out-of-state wine shipping case
Posted on 2005-05-16 23:56:38 / 2867 bytes