Patrick Hedger is the Vice President of Policy of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance Foundation, a non-profit, non-partisan taxpayer and consumer watchdog organization based in Washington, DC.
Oct 27, 2021
App Store Legislation Is a Dangerous Cybersecurity Trick, Not a Competition Treat
One of the basic rules of childhood is you do not accept candy from strangers. Yet, every year this rule is effectively ignored on Halloween. While the risks are never zero, children...
Oct 20, 2021
Congress Should Say No To An IRS Power Grab
It’s hardly surprising that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) often receives low marks from American taxpayers. After all, simply filing your tax return can be a headache, let...
Jul 21, 2021
A Republican Tech Tantrum Imperils Its Net Neutrality Win
The freak-out over net neutrality falls somewhere between the Y2K paranoia and the Mayan Calendar on the Chicken Little scale. CNN declared the passage of the 2017 Restoring Internet...
May 4, 2021
The Sale of Yahoo and AOL Wrecks All the 'Big Tech' Hysteria
Verizon recently announced its plan to sell Yahoo and America Online (AOL) to a private equity group for $5 billion. Some find the news quaint, even humorous as Yahoo and...
Apr 16, 2021
J.D. Vance & Modern Right Adopt 'You Didn't Build That'
Companies don't give up their rights just because they take advantage of infrastructure or government benefits.
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