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  • Conservative Entrepreneurs Want To Force Tech Issues Into GOP Debate

    Conservative Entrepreneurs Want To Force Tech Issues Into GOP Debate

    A group of conservative technologists wants eliminating regulatory policies affecting small businesses to be a key issue in 2016. Lincoln Labs, a conservative technology group pushing for small government, on Monday released a report outlining policies that would limit regulation, intellectual property laws and lobbying practices that the group thinks impede startups. The authors hope… Read More

  • Here’s The GOP’s Net Neutrality Bill

    Here’s The GOP’s Net Neutrality Bill

    The text of the proposed GOP net neutrality bill is out. The larger technology community is still digesting its various proposals. Here’s what I got from a first read. Read More

  • GOP Net Neutrality Proposal Draws Ire, Praise

    GOP Net Neutrality Proposal Draws Ire, Praise

    A preliminary Congressional GOP net neutrality plan earned modest praise today from the Internet Association, while Senator Al Franken tried to rally his troops this morning in the opposite direction. Congressional hearings on net neutrality are planned for next week. The Internet Association, which counts Facebook and Uber as members, managed to produce a lukewarm statement concerning the… Read More

  • The GOP Is Using Support For Uber As A Fundraising Pitch

    The GOP Is Using Support For Uber As A Fundraising Pitch

    The GOP is cool, guys, and they want you to know it. Out today from the Republican party is a petition in support of Uber. The petition is predictably partisan, blaming “liberal government bureaucrats” alongside “taxi unions” for “setting up roadblocks” and “issuing strangling regulations” to the detriment of Uber. Cities, according to the… Read More

  • Republicans Find Fun, New Way For You To Give Them Money.gop

    Republicans Find Fun, New Way For You To Give Them Money.gop

    Are you a coolkid.gop? The Republican party thinks that it is, and wants you to jam along with their hip.gop message by buying a spiffy new domain name. For some reason eatshit.gop and basically every other profane.gop domain I tried is unavailable. But you could always buy gotohell.gop for the optimistic.gop price of $20.16. Read More

  • House Republicans Want To Kill Net Neutrality As Part Of Their Debt Ceiling Bill

    House Republicans Want To Kill Net Neutrality As Part Of Their Debt Ceiling Bill

    Not sure what to make of this episode, but it matters and so here we are: A draft of provisions that Republican leaders in the House are attempting to demand in return for allowing the debt ceiling to be raised includes the elimination of net neutrality. The language of the legislative outline that the National Review obtained calls for the “blocking” of net neutrality. Net… Read More