AEI Section 230 Spring Summit

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is often referred to as the “26 words that created the internet.” Now, those words are the subject of a growing debate about their application and efficacy. From Supreme Court cases to state and national legislative proposals, the future of Section 230 is in question. Join AEI’s online [...]

Neo-Brandeisian Antitrust: Repeating History’s Mistakes

On February 1, AEI’s Mark Jamison moderated a discussion between former chairmen of the Federal Trade Commission, AEI’s Timothy J. Muris and Deborah Platt Majoras, on how the Biden administration has returned to the neo-Brandeisian tradition of antitrust policy. Watch this full event below or at AEI.

Follow the Money: Ensuring Accountability in Broadband Initiatives

On December 7, AEI’s Mark Jamison hosted an event to discuss ensuring transparency and accountability in federal broadband initiatives, especially considering the influx of new spending Congress recently allocated for closing the digital divide. Each panelist offered a call to action. Watch the full video of the event below or at AEI.

Can Billions of Dollars in Federal Grants Solve Broadband Access and Availability Throughout the US?

On July 21, Commissioner Brendan Carr of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) joined AEI’s Shane Tews and Mark Jamison to discuss how the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s $42.45 billion Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program could be hampered by misguided priorities and cumbersome regulations. Following the discussion with Commissioner Carr, an expert panel [...]

Back to the Future: How Not to Write a Regulation

What role do consumer protection rules play according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)? When are they appropriate, and what processes and procedures should be used to develop them? On June 1, AEI’s J. Howard Beales III and Timothy J. Muris sat down with Baker Botts’s Maureen K. Ohlhausen for a panel discussion on the [...]