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CONTACT: David Fish
August 31, 2004
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Singleton Joins
Progress & Freedom Foundation

CEI, Cato, Law Firm Alumna is Senior Adjunct Fellow

WASHINGTON D.C. - Solveig Singleton, who has held senior positions with the Cato Institute and the Competitive Enterprise Institute, has been named senior adjunct fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation. She is a lawyer and the author of many provocative articles on technology law and policy, as well as a speaker at many industry and academic events. Among her primary areas of research and publication with the Foundation will be intellectual property in the digital age.

Singleton is the former director of information studies for the Cato Institute, and served as a senior technology analyst for the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Project on Technology and Innovation. She also served as vice chair of publications for the Telecommunications and Electronic Media Practice Group of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies from 1996-1999.

Her articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journa, and Journal of Commerce, and other papers, as well as in academic journals. She is the co-editor of two books, Regulators' Revenge (1998) and Economic Casualties (1999). Singleton earned her undergraduate degree from Reed College, where she majored in philosophy. She then graduated cum laude from Cornell Law School and worked for two years at a boutique telecommunications law firm.

"Solveig Singelton's interests and expertise span many of the important legal and policy matters of the digital age," said Raymond L. Gifford, president of The Progress & Freedom Foundation. "She is an excellent scholar and a provocative speaker and writer, so we are very pleased she has agreed to join PFF. Solveig will focus much of her energy on intellectual property issues, but will also tackle other digital policy matters."

The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public policy. It is a 501(c)(3) research & educational organization.



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