July 2 roundup

by Walter Olson on July 2, 2012

  • Thank you, San Francisco rent control, for our almost-free Nob Hill pied-a-terre [Nevius, SF Chronicle]
  • Switzerland: be sure the preschoolers have a nice saw to play with [Suzanne Lucas]
  • DOT regulation forbids workaround that could end drivers’ “blind spot” [Technology Review via Stoll]
  • CFAA madness: “How a federal law can be used to prosecute almost anyone who visits a website” [Jacob Sullum]
  • “Judge halts Facebook fishing expedition before it can grow into a suit” [Daniel Fisher]
  • Finding too many of us subsidy-resistant, Feds pursue ad campaigns hawking food stamps [Veronique de Rugy, NRO]
  • Yoo-hoo, Institute for Justice: State regulation restricts competition for moving van service in Connecticut [New London Day via Raising Hale]

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1 Robert 07.02.12 at 2:15 pm

You may want to tie the rent-control story to the AirBnB story, above. The best strategy is to take your rent-controlled apartment and make it into an unlicensed hotel room!

2 Suzanne Lucas--Evil HR Lady 07.03.12 at 8:14 am

Thanks for the link! Anytime your toddler needs a saw, let me know and I’ll send one. :>)

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