by | Jun 13, 2019

A child’s lemonade stand set up on a hot summer day is a classic element of Americana. Lemonade stands are one of a child’s first forays into entrepreneurship, and teach valuable skills about commerce, sales, and resource management. Lemonade stands…

by | Mar 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to vote on contentious new regulations that threaten to reshape how the internet operates. This will end a debate started in 2016 over two key provisions to the EU’s Copyright Directive, Article 11 and Article…

by | Mar 21, 2019

Last week Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Unfortunately and unexpectedly, Gottlieb’s reign was a departure from lessening of government regulations so prevalent in other areas of the Trump Administration. His tenure culminated…

by | Aug 31, 2018

I love a perfectly seared medium-rare steak, but my preference doesn’t dictate what other people can do, or what they’re allowed to refer to things as. That is basically the question being discussed in the Missouri meat labeling case. No…

by | Jul 19, 2018

If you searched ” Google” on Google yesterday, two headlines would appear. First, the European Union levied a 5.1 billion dollar anti-trust fine against Google regarding its Android operating system. Second, Google unveiled plans to lay an additional trans-Atlantic cable…

by | Dec 15, 2017

Under the leadership of Scott Gottlieb, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the potential to embrace innovation and shed its reputation of being a slow-moving, politically manipulated agency. But there are problems that need to be addressed. For…

by | Nov 1, 2017

This afternoon President Trump is expected to sign a bill passed by Congress, with Vice-President Michael Pence as the deciding vote, that overrules a July 2017 regulation created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to forbid mandatory arbitration clauses in…

by | Sep 6, 2017

The question has become commonplace on social media:  someone having grown so frustrated with their options for TV that they’re asking for advice on how to “cut the cord”: which services to use, what equipment they need to purchase, how…

by | Aug 11, 2017

Type in “buy contact lenses online” into Google and what result do you get? Website after website, including those of giant retailers like Wal-Mart, asking you to click their link so you can buy contacts from them. This wasn’t always…

by | Jul 27, 2017

Sacramento It’s common to hear complaints about a “do nothing” Congress, but California’s Legislature has the opposite problem. It wants to do just about everything. Whether it’s fighting global warming or creating a new state-run mini Social Security system to…

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