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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. PRIVACY

A group of Senators introduces legislation that would regulate consumer data privacy.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. on why evolving private developments in insurance, software liability and information security are a better solution to cybersecurity concerns.

 

2. LEGAL & CONSTITUTIONAL

State legislatures move to counteract the Supreme Court’s eminent domain property rights decision in the case of 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.

 

3. RECYCLING

California pushes forward with a mandatory program for recycling old electronic and computer components known as “e-waste.”

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Analyst Dana Joel Gattuso on why e-waste recycling mandates are a costly and inefficient mistake.

 

4. REGULATION

British officials move forward with efforts to eliminate governmental red tape and streamline regulatory compliance for business in the UK.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis, Jr. on how Congress and the White House can revive regulatory reform in the U.S.

 

5. INTERNATIONAL POLICY

The Financial Times editorializes on the direction in which a new secretary-general could lead the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Former Journalism Fellow Eileen Ciesla-Norcoss on the dangers of letting the OECD transform into an international regulatory body.

 

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