The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
Issues in the News
1. SPAM E-MAIL
Spam “zombies”—computers that are hijacked to send out a spammer’s unwanted email messages—get attention from international authorities.
Spanish-speaking communities across the U.S. join the debate over the potential advantages of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
From CEI: Adjunct Scholar Frances B. Smith explains the pros and cons of freer trade with Latin America in a new study.
3. GLOBAL WARMING
The BBC raises alarm over the alleged shrinking of the Greenland ice cap.
4. HOMELAND SECURITY
A leading member of Congress is criticized for inaction on improving security measures at chemical plants and industrial facilities.
From CEI: Director of Risk & Environmental Policy Angela Logomasini describes a different threat to chemical plants—the demand that security plans and threat assessments be made open to the general public.