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Leading experts discuss the pros and cons of government regulations and explain how they affect everyday life for Americans.

Deep Dive Episode 110 – Community Reinvestment Act: Remedy or Relic?

May 14, 2020

Mehrsa Baradaran and Diego Zuluaga discuss proposed reforms by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the FDIC and how those changes will affect the banking system and low- and moderate-income communities.

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Explainer Episode 13 – COVID-19 Contact-Tracing and Data Privacy

May 12, 2020

In this episode, Jennifer Huddleston and Brent Skorup discuss how contact-tracing might work here, what privacy concerns it might involve, and what it means for data privacy going forward.

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Deep Dive Episode 109 – Regulating by Consent Agreement: Examining FTC’s YouTube Settlement and Beyond

May 4, 2020

This episode explores FTC settlements and consent decrees, including the YouTube case and what it means for FTC enforcement going forward.

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Deep Dive Episode 108 – Regulating Home-Sharing and Home-Based Businesses

April 28, 2020

In this episode, Brooks Rainwater and Jon Riches discuss developments in state and local regulations surrounding home-sharing and home-based businesses. How do we balance safety and public goods with innovation and entrepreneurialism?

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Tech Roundup Episode 9 – COVID-19 and the Internet: A Conversation with Ajit Pai

April 27, 2020

In this episode, Ajit Pai joins Adam Theirer and Brent Skorup to discuss the principles driving the Federal Communications Commission in recent years, the “Keep Americans Connected” pledge, and how things have changed for the FCC in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Deep Dive Episode 107 – COVID-19 in the Workplace: Mandated Paid Sick Leave

April 24, 2020

On March 18, the Senate passed and the President signed into law the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” Karen Harned and James Paretti will walk listeners through key provisions of this new law.

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Deep Dive Episode 106 – Should Big Tech Platforms Be Viewpoint Neutral? Should the Government Care?

April 21, 2020

On March 4, 2020, the Regulatory Transparency Project sponsored a symposium with the University of Pennsylvania Federalist Society student chapter. This episode features audio from the second panel.

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Deep Dive Episode 105 – Do We Need to Rethink Antitrust for Big Tech?

April 16, 2020

On March 4, 2020, the Regulatory Transparency Project sponsored a symposium with the University of Pennsylvania Federalist Society student chapter. The first panel of the symposium was titled “Do We Need to Rethink Antitrust for Big Tech?”

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Deep Dive Episode 104 – The Allen v. Cooper Decision, or, Blackbeard’s Revenge

April 14, 2020

This all-star panel discusses the Court’s most recent decision in the context of the evolution of the Court’s sovereign immunity jurisprudence, the policy concerns of Congress and intellectual property owners, and where we might go from here.

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Deep Dive Episode 103 – Ajit Pai: The FCC and the Pandemic

April 13, 2020

Listen as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai discusses how the FCC is addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. What measures has the FCC taken to date, and what is planned in the future?

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