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InfoTech & Telecom
May 4, 2018
Research & Commentary: Expanding Internet Sales Taxes in Hawaii Would Be Bad For Taxpayers
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Hawaii that would require all online retailers to pay state sales taxes, regardless of whether the seller has a presence in the state.
InfoTech & Telecom
May 3, 2018
Conservatives Urge Fairer Social Media Policies
Social media censorship and online restriction of conservatives and their organizations have reached a crisis level.
InfoTech & Telecom
April 17, 2018
Research & Commentary: States Move to Re-impose Unnecessary Net Neutrality Rules
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the efforts by several states to re-impose net neutrality rules at the state level.
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Health Care
March 2, 2018
Research & Commentary: Florida Considers Taking First Steps in Telehealth Reform
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the Florida legislature's efforts to encourage the expansion of telehealth in the Sunshine State.
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.
Taxes
September 12, 2017
The Netflix Tax: Chicago’s Extension of Its Amusement Tax To Include Electronically Delivered Entertainment Faces Numerous Changes and Sets the Stage For Taxing on Streaming-Based Entertainment
This essay examines the legal framework of the City of Chicago’s taxation of Netflix services and the lawsuit challenging the levy.

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InfoTech & Telecom
May 4, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Hawaii that would require all online retailers to pay state sales taxes, regardless of whether the seller has a presence in the state.
May 3, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
Social media censorship and online restriction of conservatives and their organizations have reached a crisis level.
April 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the efforts by several states to re-impose net neutrality rules at the state level.
March 2, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the Florida legislature's efforts to encourage the expansion of telehealth in the Sunshine State.
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.
September 12, 2017
By Stephanie Cueman
This essay examines the legal framework of the City of Chicago’s taxation of Netflix services and the lawsuit challenging the levy.
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.