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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. TECHNOLOGY      

The recording industry launches another round of lawsuits against users of peer-to-peer file sharing services, despite a recent court ruling that now allows them to sue such services directly.

From CEI: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on this week’s Supreme Court decision on digital property in the case of Grokster v. M.G.M.

 

2. TRADE

The Senate Finance Committee approves the Central American Free Trade Agreement.

From CEI: Adjunct Scholar Frances B. Smith on the advantages of liberalized trade with Central America.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

Canada moves to ban bulk exports of pharmaceutical drugs to the U.S..

From CEI: General Counsel Sam Kazman on the threat to medical innovation posed by the reimportation of U.S.-made drugs through Canada.