CEI Today: Cybersecurity, Gang of 8 immigration bill, and wind energy subsidies

CEI Today: Cybersecurity, Gang of 8 immigration bill, and wind energy subsidies

Today in the News
April 19, 2013

VOTE ON CYBERSECURITY BILL - RYAN RADIA

CISPA Is the Wrong Approach to Cybersecurity

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013 (CISPA). Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia opposes the bill because it would nullify existing contracts and eliminate the rule of law in certain areas.

 

IMMIGRATION "GANG OF 8" PROPOSAL

Openmarket.org: Four Of The Worst Arguments Against The Immigration Bill

Since the Gang of 8 released their proposal, the desperation from those who want to see this bill die — and any hope of immigration reform die with it — can be heard throughout DC. Its opponents are spreading everything from the inaccurate to the absurd about the bill and its probable consequences.

 

WIND ENERGY SUBSIDIES - MARLO LEWIS

Globalwarming.org: Can Wind ‘Compete’ without Subsidy?

The EU’s biggest joke of a climate policy—by far—has been the Emissions Trading Scheme, a cap-and-trade. It’s actually failed twice. During its first phase, the over allocation of carbon rationing coupons led to windfall profits for utilities, but no actual emissions reductions, as the carbon price plummeted. This week, during its phase three, th