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The California Tech/Info Boom: How It Is Spreading Across the State

Here’s an astounding fact. Since the recovery started in 2009, California businesses have created 1.5 million new private sector jobs. That puts California number one…

Three Ways The FCC’s Open Internet Order Will Harm Innovation

The Federal Communication Commission’s 2015 Open Internet order threatens innovation in three distinct ways. First, by barring paid priority arrangements, the order undermines innovation in…

The Blame Game: Multinational Taxation in an Era of Knowledge

U.S.-based companies such as Google, McDonalds, Starbucks, Apple, and Mi-crosoft are being attacked by European politicians for not paying their fair share of taxes. For…

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Forbes: Congress Holds The Key To More Broadband Competition

Are we getting enough broadband competition? And if not, where should we look for a new Internet access provider to keep broadband prices in check…

Wall Street Journal: Obama’s Big Idea for Small Savers: ‘Robo’ Financial Advice

If you’re a Democratic policy maker worried about retirement savings for the little guy, would you deny millions of small savers access to financial advisers…

The Hill: Can this Congress agree to agree?

Political gridlock is a problem, but in a 50-50 country you have to expect some issues will be hard to move forward.  In today’s Washington,…

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Mandel: Eliminating an Obsolete Regulation at the FCC (Updated)

Update (6/11/15): PPI applauds the FCC’s adoption of the “effective competition” order on June 2 (explained below). This order acknowledges the reality that on most cable systems,…

PPI Returns from 2015 Digital Trade Mission to Europe

Dear Friend, We’re just back from Europe, where last week PPI led a bipartisan delegation of Congressional staff on a four-day swing through three capitals:…

Ehrlich: The Wrong Way to Enact The Wrong Policy — The FCC’s No Good, Very Bad Day

“This is no more a plan to regulate the Internet than the First Amendment is a plan to regulate free speech,” said Federal Communications Commission…

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Jun
17
The Tech Jobs Boom and Diversity: A Good News, Bad News Story
Progressive Policy Institute Conference Center, Washington DC
Nov
20
The Great Net Neutrality Debate: Should the FCC Ban Paid Prioritization?
2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
Oct
14
Carew and Singer to speak on Net Neutrality Panel
Rayburn House Office Building B-369, Washington DC
Oct
2
Singer to Speak at FCC event
The FCC Commission Meeting Room, Washington District of Columbia
Jul
3
Mandel to speak at The Internet of Everything Summit in Rome
Roma Eventi-Fontana di Trevi Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Piazza della Pilotta, 4
Mar
13
New Principles for a Progressive Broadband Policy
The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Chinese Ballroom, Washington DC
Jan
29
The Open Internet: Where Do We Go From Here?
Sofitel Hotel Paris Ballroom, Washington, DC
Dec
10
Singer to Testify Before Senate Commerce Committee
Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253, Washington DC
Nov
20
Does Platform Competition Render Common Carriage Irrelevant in an IP world?
Hotel Monaco, The Paris Ballroom, Washington DC