Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Defining “Digital Platform”

[Analysis] Digital platforms that (a) provide a two-sided or multi-sided market; (b) are accessed via the internet; and (c) have at least one side that is marketed as a “mass market” service, share a set of characteristics and raise a similar set

Lawmakers split over how to expand rural broadband

Lawmakers sparred over ways to bring more investment to rural broadband services. Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said government needs to complement private investment not compete against it.

House Judiciary Committee Examines Social Media Content Filtering Practices

Facebook, Google and Twitter on Tuesday sought to defend themselves against accusations from Republican lawmakers who say the tech giants censor conservative news and views during a congressional hearing that devolved into a political sniping matc

NSA and Cyber Command to coordinate actions to counter Russian election interference in 2018 amid absence of White House guidance

National Security Agency Director Paul Nakasone -- the head of the nation’s largest electronic spy agency and the military’s cyberwarfare arm -- has quietly directed the two organizations to coordinate actions to counter potential Russian interfer

Why Platform Regulation Is Both Necessary and Hard

[Analysis] As digital platforms have become increasingly important in our everyday lives, we’ve recognized that the need for some sort of regulatory oversight increases.

Chairman Blackburn Eyes Final Broadband Push

House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Marsha Blackburn(R-TN) is looking to consolidate a number of broadband proposals under the banner of National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) reauthorization.

Is California’s New Privacy Law Right for the United States?

At the end of June, California enacted what has been billed as a comprehensive privacy law.

Date/Location Details: 

Open Technology Institute 
New America

Date: 
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00 to 14:00

By 2020, it is expected that there will be 20 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices deployed around the globe. As more companies release internet-connected devices, it is the security flaws making headline news rather than the potential of these devices to transform our world for the better.



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INCOMPAS and Engine

Date: 
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:00

The event will feature a keynote address from Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO), who will discuss important specifics on congressional action moving forward.

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Brookings Institution

Date: 
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:00 to 10:00

The flow of data across the Atlantic continues to be at the center of economic, political, and diplomatic conversation between the United States and European Union. The U.S. recently adopted the CLOUD Act, which provides cross-border access to electronic evidence and allows international agreements governing such access. The EU is considering its negotiating position for such an agreement.