Stuart Brotman

How digital readiness affects job retraining for labor market growth

Job creation has been a central issue in 2016’s presidential campaign, particularly how best to increase the number of available higher-paying jobs. This challenge is two-fold.

Why modest broadband development steps mark a significant leap ahead

[Commentary] In recent years, much of our domestic attention on broadband development has focused on residential service, with the National Broadband Plan goal of having 100 million Americans with 100 megabits per second (Mbps) network capability

Why the new Internet governance system should proceed quickly

By the end of September, both the United States and the world at large will reach an important Internet milestone—the handoff of American oversight of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions that are needed to maintain the Interne

No Rush to Judgment on Net Neutrality

[Commentary] A New York Times editorial backs reclassifying Internet service as a telecommunications service because it “would allow regulators to prohibit phone and cable companies like Verizon and Comcast from engaging in unjust or unreasonable

Digitization and Transformative Uses

The mass digitization by Google of millions of books made available to it by various libraries remains a matter of legal contention.

Grappling with the Privacy Paradox

[Commentary] A popular water cooler topic in the policy and technology communities is something called the Privacy Paradox. Recently, EMC Corporation, a leading enterprise cloud-based services company, released its inaugural EMC Privacy Index.