Limiting freedom in‘app’ropriate

Short-sightedness: There’s no app for that. Instead, I present the U.S. Senate. Four senators, including New Mexico’s Tom Udall, urged smartphone makers last week to stop offering software applications, or “apps,” that let users post DUI/DWI checkpoint locations to online databases. Remove the apps from your online stores, the senators ask, or alter them to […]

Media monoplies no longer a threat

The liberty to produce and distribute information is essential to a free society. That’s why we favor reducing the regulations that govern the telecommunications industry, including the relaxation of rules limiting media ownership that the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on June 2. “The FCC is considering allowing a single company to own […]