Bad Proposals

Bad Proposals

The SHOP SAFE Act Jeopardizes Privacy

By: Noah Vehafric Congress wants to crackdown on counterfeit goods at the expense of your privacy. Doing business online may about to become a lot riskier if the SHOP SAFE Act becomes law. The SHOP SAFE Act requires that platforms collect a proof of address from sellers on their platforms.

Bad Proposals

Endless Pork Act

By Bridget Visconti The Endless Frontier Act is truly endless being over 1,445 pages in length. The legislation started as a standalone bill that focused on strengthening the US technology sector and developing a Technology Directorate under the National Science Foundation. However, it’s now been combined with multiple…

Bad Proposals

Biden Wants a BTOP 2.0

By: Katie McAuliffe President Biden announced his “American Jobs Plan” – a two trillion dollar spending package meant to target all sorts of infrastructural issues. Here at Digital Liberty we are taking the magnifying glass to see how the President’s Plan will impact technology and broadband.  The Biden infrastructure…

Antitrust

Keep Government out of App Stores

By: Katie McAuliffe Mobile app stores should not be the subject of an antitrust investigation. The focus of antitrust should be and has been focused on consumer welfare, not preferencing one competitor over another. Some companies trying to take advantage of new found antitrust zeal to expand their bottom line,…