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Regulating the Open Internet: A Letter to Pro-growth Progressives

To Whom It May Concern: As Democrats who care about the dual priorities of protecting broadband consumers and stimulating broadband investment, we are gravely concerned…

A Better Path Forward on Open Internet

This morning, President Obama spoke out urging the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to regulate broadband Internet as as a utility. In a September policy brief,…

PPI’s Hal Singer Joins FCC Open Internet Roundtable; Argues For Case-by-Case Adjudication

WASHINGTON—Progressive Policy Institute Senior Fellow and Economist Hal Singer today served as a panelist for an Open Internet roundtable discussion hosted by the Federal Communications…

Most of Europe is behind in the data race

This table updates Tables 1 and 2 in “Bridging the Data Gap: How Digital Innovation Can Drive Growth and Create Jobs,” April 2014. The updated…

The Data-Driven Economy and the FDA

The shift to data-driven growth is the single most important reason why the U.S. economy is far outperforming the European economy these days. Online sales…

Regulation and the Data-Driven Boom

The FCC has a full plate: It is dealing a wide variety of regulatory policy decisions in the coming months, including net neutrality, IP transition,…

What’s Missing from the Net Neutrality Debate? A Principle for Designing Good Remedies

The reaction from netizens was swift and fierce: Chairman Wheeler’s proposal to permit paid prioritization on the Internet—with an offer to stamp out discriminatory conduct…

PPI Abroad: “Digital Trade Study Group” Recap

Last week (April 22-25), PPI returned to Europe for an intensive round of high-level meetings and one big public event in three capitals, Paris, Brussels…

Private Sector Investment and Innovation Must Be Encouraged

PPI has consistently argued that in most cases, pro-investment and pro-innovation policies will give the best long-term results for raising the living standard of ordinary…

Has the FCC Chairman Solved the Net Neutrality Quagmire?

Up until the D.C. Circuit’s recent decision in Verizon v. FCC, extreme voices of the political spectrum dominated the “net neutrality” debate. The far left pressed…