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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
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InfoTech & Telecom
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.
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InfoTech & Telecom
Law
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
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InfoTech & Telecom
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.
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InfoTech & Telecom
February 4, 2016
By Steven Titch
With great fanfare, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler is calling for sweeping changes to the way cable television set-top boxes work. In an essay published Jan.
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InfoTech & Telecom
May 5, 2015
By Steven Titch
In a welcome show of bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate took a significant step in the direction of freer global trade in April. The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA), cosponsored by Sens. Orrin G.
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Taxes
Government Spending
February 12, 2015
By Steven Titch
Mythological trolls — described as old and ugly creatures living under bridges or in caves — are known for one central feature: generally troublesome and injurious to human enterprise.
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InfoTech & Telecom
February 10, 2015
By Steven Titch
New Heartland Institute Policy Brief Explains‘Why Patent Reforms Are Needed’ CHICAGO – “Patent trolls” are harming the U.S.
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InfoTech & Telecom
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.
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Regulation
InfoTech & Telecom
Law
June 6, 2014
By Steven Titch
Residents of 11 Utah cities would be billed as much as $20 a month, as part of a plan to salvage the state’s once-heralded UTOPIA fiber optic network.
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InfoTech & Telecom
 

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