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A Brief History of Internet Regulation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Proposals to regulate the Internet are often presented as “new” solutions to deal with modern problems, but the most significant of these proposals,…

The PPI Tech/Info Job Ranking

The last few years have been tough for many cities and localities. Most places have not yet fully recovered from the financial collapse, either in…

Stumping Patent Trolls On The Bridge To Innovation

President Obama brought much needed attention this June to “patent trolling,” a growing area of litigation abuse vexing America’s high-tech industries. In these lawsuits, shell…

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SmartData Collective: What the Internet of Things Means for Physical Industries

SmartData Collective’s Mark van Rijmenam highlighted PPI’s Michael Mandel remarks on the Internet of Things and the video of his participation in the Washington Post…

Bloomberg West: Does Tech Help the San Francisco Economy?

PPI’s Michael Mandel spoke on Bloomberg Television‘s “Bloomberg West” on April 4th to discuss the pros and cons of tech tax breaks. He identified the…

TechCocktailDC: 5 Factors That Determine Whether The Internet of Things Can Save the US Economy

PPI’s Michael Mandel was quoted in an article by Ronald Barba for Tech Cocktail DC. He was cited in “5 Factors That Determine Whether The Internet…

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Mandel Speaks at All Things Connected Washington Post event

Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, described the Internet of Things as the “extension of the Internet to the physical world….

Where Government is Working

With the federal government in gridlock, cities step into the breach. Welcome to New Orleans, city of the future. Wait, New Orleans? The decadent old…

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