Statement on today’s NetChoice Survey from Neil Chilson, Senior Research Fellow at the Charles Koch Institute and previous acting Chief Technologist at the Federal Trade Commission

“This survey is incredibly valuable, especially at this particular moment, as tech companies are coming under fire from lobbyists, activists, and politicians seeking to expand government regulation. NetChoice and Zogby Analytics have demonstrated that Americans want governments’ hands off. What’s more, such regulation isn’t necessary—consumers leave platforms they don’t like. Americans think more government regulations could actually harm them, and Washington should heed that advice.”

Background on the Charles Koch Institute’s technology and innovation initiative:

The Charles Koch Institute is interested in understanding how our culture embraces innovation or rejects it.  We believe America’s uniquely optimistic cultural attitude toward innovation and innovators has created enormous benefits, including making the United States a world leader in developing and adopting new technology. Find out more about our interest in technology and innovation.

04-13-2021 06:24pm

The Charles Koch Institute’s Will Ruger on reports of September Afghanistan troop withdrawal

A speedy and full withdrawal from the country is what the American people want and what best serves American interests. While holding to the deadline in the Doha agreement would be ideal, we are pleased to see progress being made to end America’s longest ever war.

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04-07-2021 02:45pm

David Isay’s work bridging divides featured by AP

One Small Step and StoryCorps have brought nearly 800 people together in pairs for conversation across 40 cities.

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03-23-2021 12:58pm

Outschool, 4.0 Schools named top innovators in education

Fast Company has named Outschool the number one innovative education company for 2021. 4.0 Schools also ranked in the top ten.

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