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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

 

Issues in the News

1. SPAM E-MAIL

Spam “zombies”—computers that are hijacked to send out a spammer’s unwanted email messages—get attention from international authorities.

From CEI: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews on the market’s role in providing email authentication and fighting spam.

 

2. TRADE

Spanish-speaking communities across the U.S. join the debate over the potential advantages of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

From CEI: Adjunct Scholar Frances B. Smith explains the pros and cons of freer trade with Latin America in a new study.

 

3. GLOBAL WARMING

The BBC raises alarm over the alleged shrinking of the Greenland ice cap.

From CEI: Director of Global Warming & International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell cites a thorough refutation of glacier melting alarmism in an issue of the Cooler Heads newsletter.

 

4. HOMELAND SECURITY

A leading member of Congress is criticized for inaction on improving security measures at chemical plants and industrial facilities.

From CEI: Director of Risk & Environmental Policy Angela Logomasini describes a different threat to chemical plants—the demand that security plans and threat assessments be made open to the general public.