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Research Fellow

Alec Stapp joined ICLE as a Research Fellow in March 2019. His research interests include technology policy, antitrust law, and data privacy & security. Alec’s work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times and published in Salon, CapX, and the National Review. Before joining ICLE, Alec worked as a technology policy fellow at the Niskanen Center in Washington, D.C. and as an MA fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, VA. Prior to that, he worked in operations at a startup company in Phoenix, Arizona. Follow on Twitter @alecstapp

ICLE Research Fellow, Alec Stapp was quoted in Reason’s “Do We Need a World Data Organization?”

ICLE Research Fellow, Alec Stapp was quoted in Reason’s piece Do we Need a World Data Organization? by Ronald Bailey. In this piece, Alec’s Truth on the Market blog post Why Data is Not the New Oil is referenced as an argument against looking at “Data” as a commodity but instead viewing it as a renewable energy source that can be utilized over and over.