The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
In the wake of the US Supreme Court decision that P2P firm Grokster could be held liable for aiding digital piracy, Dell and Napster have teamed up to offer discounted computers, software, and digital music for U.S. college students, with the University of Washington volunteering to be the first institution to try out the service.
2. GLOBAL WARMING
As the Gulf States wait for Hurricane Dennis, climate alarmists are yet again pointing out a supposed link between extreme weather conditions—typhoons, hurricanes, etc—and climate change.
3. GLOBAL WARMING
Just how secure are the federal government’s computers? Some experts say they are still vulnerable to critical attacks.
CEI Expert Available for Comment: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews examines why the marketplace should be the venue for developing new weapons for promoting cybersecurity. Crews also investigates why commercial sector “regulation” of anonymity—rather than government intervention— can help with the battle over cybersecurity.