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A provocative fix for future debt
ceiling crises

Professor Steven L. Schwarcz has outlined a way for the executive branch to bypass Congress in case of another debt ceiling impasse by proposing the president securitize future tax revenues to avoid a default disaster.

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  • Erika J.S. Buell portrait
    Senior Lecturing Fellow

    Buell draws on her extensive experience in corporate law and working with technology companies to teach courses in the area of entrepreneurship, financing and transactions. She has advised startups and other technology companies over the last thirteen years. Most recently, Buell led corporate and transactional legal matters as in-house corporate counsel for Revolution Money Inc., a high-profile startup payments company, from its early round of preferred stock financing through its sale in 2010 to American Express for approximately $300 million.

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  • Internet Regulation in 2020 | Tim Berners-Lee, kc claffy, Henning Schulzrinne & Daniel Weitzner

    The Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy (CIP) sponsored a conference on October 17, 2014 to discuss the future of internet regulation. This panel, moderated by CIP Co-Director Arti Rai, addresses the following questions: What are likely to be the most significant realistic changes in network architecture, capacity, and connectivity by 2020? In what ways might these developments be affected, perhaps even precluded, by regulatory policy? In what ways might these developments in turn affect regulatory policy? What are the costs and benefits of these developments and their possible regulation? Panelists: Henning Schulzrinne (3:05) (Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Mathematical Methods and Computer Science, Columbia University; Technology Advisor, Federal Communications Commission), Daniel Weitzner (13:46) (MIT), kc claffy (28:16) (Director, Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA)), and Tim Berners-Lee (44:20) (3Com Founders Professor of Engineering, MIT; Professor, University of Southampton (UK); Director, World Wide Web Consortium; Director, World Wide Web Foundation) Moderator: Arti Rai (Duke Law)

  • Internet Regulation in 2020 | Vinton G. Cerf

    The Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy (CIP) sponsored a conference on October 17, 2014 to discuss the future of internet regulation. This keynote address, given by Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, Inc., discusses the Internet’s growth and future challenges. Introduction by CIP Co-Director Stuart Benjamin. Recorded on October 17, 2014

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