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InfoTech & Telecom
October 16, 2017
Burlington Telecom Has Failed and It’s Time to Sell
Burlington Telecom has cost taxpayers millions of dollars and the city is unlikely to recoup the expense unless Burlington opts for a smart sale.
InfoTech & Telecom
July 17, 2017
WC Docket No. 17-108 In the Matter of Restoring Internet Freedom
This letter, signed by representatives of Americans for Tax Reform and 65 other free-market think tanks, urges Federal Communications Commission commissioners to undo the 2015 Open Internet Order.
InfoTech & Telecom
May 24, 2017
Municipal Fiber in the United States: An Empirical Assessment of Financial Performance
This paper, written by University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Christopher S. Yoo, identifies 88 active municipal fiber projects in the U.S., and examines their net present value and financial status.
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Taxes
January 18, 2017
Research & Commentary: Tennessee Challenges Quill Standard for Internet Sales Taxes
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Tennessee's proposed internet sales tax, and the trend towards challenging the longstanding Quill standard.
InfoTech & Telecom
December 31, 2016
ACLP GONs Update
This policy brief, published by New York Law School’s Advanced Communications Law & Policy Institute evaluates the current status of several local and state government-owned network (GONs) projects.
Regulation
December 23, 2016
Daily Fantasy Sports as Game of Chance: Distinction Without a Meaningful Difference?
This paper, written by N. Cameron Leishman and published in Brigham Young University BYU Law Review, examines the current legal status of daily fantasy sports (DFS) within states’ gambling laws.

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InfoTech & Telecom
October 16, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Burlington Telecom has cost taxpayers millions of dollars and the city is unlikely to recoup the expense unless Burlington opts for a smart sale.
July 17, 2017
By Katie McAuliffe
This letter, signed by representatives of Americans for Tax Reform and 65 other free-market think tanks, urges Federal Communications Commission commissioners to undo the 2015 Open Internet Order.
May 24, 2017
By Christopher S. Yoo and Timothy Pfenninger
This paper, written by University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Christopher S. Yoo, identifies 88 active municipal fiber projects in the U.S., and examines their net present value and financial status.
January 18, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Tennessee's proposed internet sales tax, and the trend towards challenging the longstanding Quill standard.
December 31, 2016
By Charles M. Davidson, Michael J. Santorelli
This policy brief, published by New York Law School’s Advanced Communications Law & Policy Institute evaluates the current status of several local and state government-owned network (GONs) projects.
December 23, 2016
By N. Cameron Leishman
This paper, written by N. Cameron Leishman and published in Brigham Young University BYU Law Review, examines the current legal status of daily fantasy sports (DFS) within states’ gambling laws.
November 13, 2016
By Tate Watkins
The 2010 Dodd-Frank financial bill included a provision aimed at curbing the violence in Africa caused by the mining of minerals, companies like Apple and Intel use to make electronics. Instead the violence doubled.
November 1, 2016
By Brett Wessels
This paper, published in Gaming Law Review and Economics, examines the growing trend of daily fantasy sports, arguing why consumer demand will drive state lawmakers’ policy decisions towards legalization and liberalization.
October 11, 2016
By Scott Mackey and Joseph Henchman
This study, published by the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization researching taxes and tax policy, examines how government taxes on wireless phone service have changed over the years.
July 22, 2016
By Adam D. Thierer
This essay, written by Mercatus Center senior fellow Adam Thierer and program manager Andrea Castillo, argues in favor of a “permissionless innovation” policy for government regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) technology.