From Barron’s:

The bill’s critics talk about the Constitution and benefits of state regulation. Andrew Moylan, executive director of the R Street Institute, a free-market think tank, cautioned that the bill as currently written sets dangerous precedent “in suggesting that mere use of a communications platform like the Internet subjects all users and all activity to the reach of the federal government, no matter its location or nature.” Parry Aftab, executive director of WiredSafety, a consumer-protection company, said state regulators were doing a great job of keeping children off the sites and curbing traffic to offshore online gambling shops, which have no interest in screening customers. “The best way to protect families and consumers in connection with online gambling is regulating it, not prohibiting it,” she said.

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