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Faculty Affiliate Kevin Werbach, a former FCC lawyer, wrote a paper 20 years ago which predicted that the internet’s feedback loop — what is produced by online activities would inform the internet continuously and create new activities — was an “endless spiral of connectivity” like the vortex of a tornado that would keep fueling its growth.
“In many ways, we got it right,” he said.
When the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission repealed Obama-era net neutrality regulations last week, all eyes turned to Comcast.
The Philly-headquartered cable company, the biggest in the country, is smack at the center of the debate over the future of the internet. Everyone wants to know: How will the repeal affect Comcast? What changes will we see from the company? And who will alert consumers of any potential disasters?
Faculty Affiliates Christopher Yoo and Kevin Werbach, experts on internet policy, commented.
Democrats in the Senate laid out their plan for reforming the U.S. tax system. Senators from both parties also introduced an Internet of Things cybersecurity bill. European manufacturing is on a tear as U.S. spending slows and the dollar continues to slide.
As part of their “Better Deal,” Democrats are introducing legislation that would incentivise tech training in cybersecurity. The Federal Reserve continues to be worried about low inflation. Consumer confidence is up, and so is manufacturing purchasing.
PPI Intern Kevin Lawler discusses the software designation and its future.