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Net Neutrality's Impact on the Midterms By Brooke Starr | November 05, 2018

Technology policy has origins almost as far back as the founding of the country itself, while today the U.S has the largest tech market in the world, reaching $1.6 trillion in 2018. Tech policy, however, does not seem to be a pivotal issue in our nation when it comes to elections, although it has incredible importance to not only the economy, but also our daily lives in the form of the internet and social media. Roslyn Layton recently published, “Tech Policy and the Midterm Elections” for the American Enterprise Institute, arguing that although tech policy has deep roots in American policy, it does not seem to be a key driver in elections. She analyzes the potential effects of the net neutrality debate in particular.