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Steven Titch


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Steven Titch is a policy analyst focusing on telecommunications, Internet and information technology. He is also a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Titch has also served as managing editor of InfoTech & Telecom News (IT&T News) published by The Heartland Institute and provides strategic market research and analysis as a private consultant. His columns have appeared in the Washington Examiner, The Hill, in Investor's Business Daily, and Computerworld, among others.

Titch also was co-founder and executive producer of Security Squared, a business-to-business Web publication covering IT convergence in physical security and surveillance. Previously, Titch has held the positions of editorial director of Telephony, editor of Global Telephony magazine, Midwest bureau chief of Communications Week, and associate editor-communications at Electronic News.

Recent Articles and Publications

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May 18, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Steven Titch, Matthew Glans, Jesse Hathaway, Seton Motley
"Government-directed net neutrality was, is, and always will be a solution in search of a problem. " - Jim Lakely
May 4, 2017
By Steven Titch
After years of investigations, lawsuits, and fines, a checkered past of patent abuse and exploitation appears to have caught up with a major U.S. chip developer.
April 26, 2017
By Steven Titch, Seton Motley, Bruce Edward Walker, Jim Lakely
"If left unchanged, network neutrality would force the FCC to meddle in every broadband pricing, marketing, and sales plan, making for a string of inconsistent and ad hoc rulings." - Steven Titch
February 12, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway, John Nothdurft, Steven Titch, Seton Motley
By a vote of 75–20, the United States Senate Thursday passed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA), a permanent ban on the ability of states to tax the Internet.
February 10, 2015
By Steven Titch
Patent abuse is harming the U.S. economy. It interferes with market competition, stymies entrepreneurs and innovators, and ultimately costs consumers in higher prices and decreased availability of products and features.
November 1, 2013
By Steven Titch
Government-funded broadband projects, exemplified by the one undertaken in 2005 by Lafayette Utilities Service (LUS), start with a fundamental error: governments believe they are entering a monopoly-based infrastructure business when in reality, they are
August 1, 2013
By Steven Titch
Cybercrime and cyberattacks are genuine threats, with reports of data breaches, hacks, or thefts appearing regularly in the news.
September 1, 2009
By Steven Titch
Government subsidies represent capital purposefully redirected into unprofitable enterprises. The rationale for a subsidy comes when the government decides that a necessary product or service cannot be delivered by free-market mechanisms.

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