Canadian Government Imposes Restrictive Television Speech Rules on the Internet
The Canadian government took a dramatic step to restrict the free speech rights of online streaming platforms by passing the Online Streaming Act, popularly known by our neighbors to the north as Bill C-11. This bill places most online content creators under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications…
Digital Liberty Joins Coalition Opposing Wasteful Expansion of E-Rate
Today Digital Liberty signed onto a letter opposing the FCC’s attempt to expand the E-Rate program for the use of remote learning. Remote learning during the pandemic is an important mission. Our students want to stay in school, that is why Congress has already given nearly $70 billion in…
The Case is Clear: Broad Opposition Exists to Nationalized 5G
By Katie McAuliffe and Noah Vehafric With the Department of Defense’s request for information (RFI) asking for input into building and operating a shared civilian-military 5G network across the nation being well over a month old, we can step back and take a look at the broad opposition that…
Reminder: Wholesale aka Nationalized 5G is not the Path We Should Go Down
By: Noah Vehafric The race to adopt new powerful, 5G technologies continues around the world. And the desire to reach the 5G finish line keeps reviving a hideous idea: creating a national 5G network. Just recently the Pentagon released a request for information looking into the possibility of running such a network. So let’s remind ourselves why this is not the…
A New Digital Regulator is Not the Answer we Need
By: Noah Vehafric The internet has changed our lives in more ways than we can understand, and it’s going to continue changing our lives for the foreseeable future. With its large influence, many have the desire to use the force of law to regulate it. But should we? The United…
Don’t Punish Success: American Antitrust Law & Tech
By: Katie McAuliffe and Laurel Duggan The global dominance of American tech companies should make our nation beam with pride. Our tech firms are international luminaries of our national values: free speech, open inquiry, and innovation. The tech sector also sustains 18.2 million American jobs and has helped…
The PLAN Act and Its Un-Planned Negative Consequences on American Families
Short-term rental platforms have benefited thousands of people’s lives by empowering them to turn their home -- often an individual’s largest expense -- into supplemental income.
Municipal Broadband Networks Waste Taxpayer Dollars
Communities across the country have been lured in by the false promises of publicly operated broadband networks, otherwise known as government-owned networks or GONs.
Congress, Tell States That Taxing Authority Stops at Their Borders
Money-hungry states are attempting to reach past state lines and impose business taxes on companies that aren’t within their borders.
Why the DoD should pursue a multi-cloud strategy
JEDI would award a $10 billion contract to a single cloud services vendor, which strays from existing industry best practices to use a multi-cloud environment.