Fox-Sky ruling; GDP data; Banks pass stress tests
Posted on: 29 June 2017 | 4:34 am
When the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in Obergefell v. Hodges, many LGBTQ commentators recognized there could be backlash. And indeed there was. "Bathroom bills," such as House Bill 2 in North Carolina, were passed requiring people to use the bathrooms that correspond with the sex marker on their birth certificates.
Posted on: 28 June 2017 | 6:11 pm
Yet another major cyber extortion campaign is wrecking computer networks all over the world -- and we need to start thinking about cyber safety more comprehensively and include users in solving the problem. This effort must begin with an assessment of user risk, not just technical risk -- because all signs indicate that there is still worse to come.
Posted on: 28 June 2017 | 6:10 pm
We shouldn't forget about Rep. Greg Gianforte. The newest congressman's guilty plea this month in a Montana court on charges of misdemeanor assault -- resulting in sentence of no jail time -- and his $50,000 donation to a press freedom organization (Gianforte is worth north of $300 million) may satisfy the courts and even the reporter he victimized, but congressional representatives and the American people should not let him off so easily.
Posted on: 28 June 2017 | 3:00 pm
The Internet promised us a perfect market--that is, one where there are many buyers and sellers with full information who freely and effortlessly strike deals unfettered by rules and regulations. But did it also give us a perfect monopoly?
Posted on: 28 June 2017 | 4:34 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still has a few more tricks up his sleeve to pass the health care bill. What he doesn't have is much more time.
Posted on: 28 June 2017 | 6:41 pm