The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

July 08, 2005

Issues in the News

1. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The G8 nations propose a new aid package for Africa.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Fellow Steven Milloy on the stumbling blocks to growth in the developing world.

 

2. TECHNOLOGY

Internet users are getting increasingly savvy about protecting their privacy from ‘spyware’ programs.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on why we don’t need new laws just to regulate spyware.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

A Canadian science panel concludes that controversial painkillers Vioxx and Celebrex pose no greater risk than familiar over-the-counter products and should return to the market.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Fellow Dr. Henry I. Miller on the Vioxx scare and the problems with the Food and Drug Administration’s approval process.