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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

 

1. ENERGY

The Senate votes today on major energy legislation.

From CEI: Director of Global Warming & International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell on the wisdom of the Senate in voting down global warming amendments to the energy bill.

 

2. LEGAL & CONSTITUTIONAL

The Supreme Court rules on two key cases involving the tech sector: a decision on cable companies in FCC v. Brand X and one on online file sharing in Grokster v. M.G.M.

From CEI: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on the implications of both decisions.

 

3. BIOTECHNOLOGY          

The World Health Organization issues a new report on the safety of genetically modified foods.

From CEI: Director of Food Safety Policy Gregory Conko and Adjunct Fellow Dr. Henry I. Miller on the involvement of the UN and WHO in the excessive and unscientific regulation of biotechnology.