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It’s time to reconsider how Texas votes
Theo Menon

The Texas primary election season is exhausting. After a <“>contentious first primary election in March, Texans will once again head to the polls on May 24 to vote in the primary runoffs to…

Protecting safety online could become a lot harder.
Chris Riley

Thanks to a recent Fifth Circuit decision, the social media services that have become so integrated into our online lives may quickly become much less safe. To combat this, R Street joined the filing…

The Russian internet broke and Putin is building a new one
Daria Bahrami

It is becoming increasingly clear that the implications of cyberattacks and data breaches bear disproportionately high economic and personal costs to civilians. U.S. sanctions on Russia have shut…

Stopping the Rise of STIs
Chelsea Boyd & Damon Jacobs

In 2019, there were 2.5 million reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, breaking the previous record high for the sixth year. These infections have a staggering cost of as much as $16…

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Florida’s Failing Insurers – Who’s Next?
Jerry Theodorou

Florida’s homeowners insurance market is in a perilous, precarious position. Florida has not been struck by a hurricane since 2018, yet there have been seven Florida insurer insolvencies in the…

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts and Rise in Crime: Spotlight on Clark County, Nev.
Lisel Petis

This is the second in a series of posts on the subject. Scroll to the end to see the most recent posts in the series.

Introduction
The nation has been captivated by reports of rising crime and…

R Street Presents: CySwipe — Quantum Edition, Part 3
Daria Bahrami

Of all of the nebulous emerging technologies, quantum computing technology probably takes the cake. It is both a wave and a particle; an MRI machine in our local hospital and a supercharged computer…

R Street Presents: CySwipe — Quantum Edition, Part 2
Daria Bahrami

Of all of the nebulous emerging technologies, quantum computing technology probably takes the cake. It is both a wave and a particle; an MRI machine in our local hospital and a supercharged computer…

The EU’s Digital Services Act will make big changes, although the details remain unclear
Chris Riley

The European Union (EU) has reached an agreement on the final version of the Digital Services Act (DSA) regulation, its landmark proposal to set rules for responsibility and accountability for…

Reducing Digital Discrimination by Avoiding Digital Red Herrings
Jonathan Cannon

Universal broadband connectivity remains a lofty goal for policymakers across the political spectrum. The chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has frequently expressed her goal…

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