What's on the agenda for policymakers.
The Senate Commerce Committee is getting ready to host a much-anticipated hearing on consumer privacy—and consumer privacy groups don’t get a seat at the table.
9:00-9:15 a.m. – Welcome
Executive Director, Global Network Initiative
Sharon Bradford Franklin
Director of Surveillance and Cybersecurity Policy, New America’s Open Technology Institute
Deputy Director, American Society for International Law
Broadband Access & Adoption
- Broadband Reliability: Zachary Bischof, Northwestern University
- Broadband Speed and Economic Growth: George Ford, Phoenix Center
- US Broadband Deployment: Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia University
- Digital Divide: Laleah Fernandez, Michigan State University
Artificial Intelligence & Emerging Technology Policy Issues
Millions of Americans will soon encounter new poles or notice antennas sprouting on existing structures, like utility poles, street lamps and traffic lights, all over their neighborhoods.
The debate over the right approach to privacy took center stage during the Federal Trade Commission’s inaugural hearing on competition.
Two days after saying an “invite will be on its way” to Google to respond to allegations of bias against conservatives, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said the plan is still in progress.
The Justice Department has received “an increased level of interest from state attorneys general” for its Sept.
The Federal Trade Commission kicked off a series of hearings to discuss whether the agency’s competition and consumer protection policies should change to better reflect new technologies and companies.
This hearing will examine privacy policies of top technology and communications firms, review the current state of consumer data privacy, and offer members the opportunity to discuss possible approaches to safeguarding privacy more effectively.