Britain’s Digital Economy Bill is a Dud

Lynne Kiesling Britain’s legal institutions may be about to get even more Orwellian than they already are (which is pretty Orwellian, given their widespread use of government CCTV surveillance cameras and their penchant for euphemism). The Digital Economy Bill, introduced in the Queen’s speech to Parliament earlier this week, is downright craven and very likely … More Britain’s Digital Economy Bill is a Dud

Boldrin, Romer, and Roberts on Intellectual Property

Lynne Kiesling I’ve had a lovely morning catching up on some of Russ Roberts’ EconTalk podcasts. In particular, I listened back-to-back to Michele Boldrin discussing intellectual property and Paul Romer discussing growth, including intellectual property institutions, with Russ. As the show notes for the Boldrin podcast note, “Boldrin argues that copyright and patent are used … More Boldrin, Romer, and Roberts on Intellectual Property