Conflicted About Grokster

Lynne Kiesling I don’t have much to say about Grokster because I’m of many minds about it. Turns out I’m not alone; Tyler says economists should feel conflicted about peer-to-peer file sharing. One aspect of Tyler’s argument is what I call the “relevant and irrelevant externality” argument. Will file sharing reduce economic efficiency, leading to … More Conflicted About GroksterMore Conflicted About Grokster

Energy Bill To Conference: Now The Tough Work Begins

Lynne Kiesling The Senate approved its version of the energy bill, which differs substantially from the House version. That means that the hard work remains to be done in conference. Many of the electricity provisions are common to both, so are unlikely to change. I have no great objections to the electricity provisions; I am … More Energy Bill To Conference: Now The Tough Work BeginsMore Energy Bill To Conference: Now The Tough Work Begins