Florida Working to Attract Investment in Big Tech

June 23, 2020 Fox Business' Neil Cavuto hosts JMI's Director of Tech and Innovation, Andrea O'Sullivan, on Coast to Coast regarding potential big tech relocation to Florida. Fox Business cites statistics on the increasing prevalence of tech workers in the San Francisco region who aim to relocate in [...]

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The CIA Can’t Protect Its Own Hacking Tools. Why Should We Trust Government Privacy and Security Proposals?

By: Andrea O'Sullivan June 23, 2020   We are often told that law enforcement must have a way to get around strong encryption technologies in order to catch bad guys. Such a "backdoor" into security techniques would only be used when necessary and would be closely guarded so it would [...]

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Andrea O’Sullivan on Bitcoin

June, 8 2020 JMI's Director of Technology and Innovation, Andrea O'Sullivan, joins Juliette's Uncommon Knowledge podcast to talk about Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency has increasingly come to the foreground of financial discussions, in this podcast, Andrea O'Sullivan offers first-hand experience surrounding Bitcoin and information on related currencies. Listen in at: https://juliettesuncommonknowledge.libsyn.com/andrea-osullivan-on-bitcoin 

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What Should We Do If Youtube Censors on Behalf of the Chinese Communist Party?

By: Andrea O'Sullivan June 02, 2020 A funny thing has been happening on YouTube. For some reason, certain combinations of Chinese characters have been immediately removed from the platform within a few short seconds. No warning or reason would be given to the Mandarin-speaking moderatees. And it's not like they had [...]

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Andrea O’Sullivan: Let’s fully embrace ‘permissionless innovation’

What’s the difference between countries that host the world’s cutting-edge technology companies and those who have none? It’s not random chance. Decades of experience with technological development illustrate that governments that embrace a laissez-faire attitude toward innovation reap more breakthrough companies than those who regulate them out of existence. It [...]

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JMI Welcomes New Director of Technology and Innovation Policy Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Welcomes New Director of Technology and Innovation Policy Center Tallahassee, Fla.- The James Madison Institute announces the newest addition to our team, Andrea O’Sullivan, director of JMI’s Technology and Innovation Policy Center. Launched in 2019, this center focuses on policy [...]

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JMI Releases New Tech Policy Brief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Tech Policy Brief TALLAHASSE- Florida’s economy has radically changed over the past 30 years and cities like Gainesville, Orlando, and Miami have become centers for start-ups and innovation. The rise of technology companies across Florida [...]

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Innovation and Regulation in Florida: A Framework for Permissionless Innovation

Read the PDF here! Christopher Koopman, Senior Director of Strategy and Research , Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University; Adjunct Director, Center for Technology and Telecommunications, The James Madison Institute Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy, The James Madison Institute Introduction Florida’s economy has changed dramatically over [...]

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