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#164: Blogging in Ethiopia

March 16, 2017

Blogging in the United States isn’t risk free. You might get deluged by trolls, or even receive death threats. But it’s nothing compared to what...


#163: Online Sales Tax

March 10, 2017

Big-box retailers have long griped that untaxed online sales put them at a competitive disadvantage. Congress is exploring legislation to “level the playing field,” but...


Pai Renominated Ahead of Senate FCC Oversight Hearing

March 8, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. —  Today, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on oversight of the Federal Communications Commission. Yesterday, Chairman Ajit Pai was renominated...


#162: Should Government Pay for Broadband?

March 7, 2017

Should the government pay for broadband? In his joint address to Congress, President Trump laid out plans to spend a lot of taxpayer money on...