The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

May 31, 2005

Issues in the News

 

1. CYBERSECURITY

Advice is pouring in for the Department of Homeland Security’s as yet unnamed new assistant secretary for cybersecurity.

From CEI: Director of Technology Policy Clyde Wayne Crews on why the government should let markets find remedies for software liability and other commercial cybersecurity issues.

 

2. GLOBAL WARMING

Hurricane season could revive the debate over global warming and extreme weather events.

From CEI: Questions and answers about global warming and hurricanes.

 

3. TOBACCO

A British court dismisses a high-profile tobacco liability case, casting doubt on similar lawsuits across Europe.

From CEI: General Counsel Sam Kazman debates tobacco liability and advertising with Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.

 

4. CORPORATE GOVERNENCE

NPR’s Morning Edition on how the Sarbanes-Oxley law is affecting the culture of corporate management.

From CEI: Journalism Fellow John Berlau on why Sarbanes-Oxley was a costly mistake.