The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

July 01, 2005

Issues in the News

 

1. LEGAL & CONSTITUTIONAL

Property rights activists organize and a Montana Congressman introduces legislation to counter the Supreme Court’s eminent domain decision in Kelo v. New London.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Legal Counsel Hans Bader and Adjunct Scholar R.J. Smith on the impact of the Kelo decision.

 

2. TECHNOLOGY

Congress considers legislation that would make it easier for telephone companies to compete with cable and satellite providers in offering video services.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on the good news for cable companies in this week’s Supreme Court decision on FCC v. Brand X.

 

3. GLOBAL WARMING      

Investment bank Merrill Lynch forms an unlikely alliance with an environmental non-profit group to issue a joint report on climate change and the future of the auto industry.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Scholar Steven Milloy on why an investment in global warming alarmism is a losing proposition.