In an era where data sharing is endemic to every aspect of the digital economy, the spotlight on consumer privacy in America is now brighter than ever. Moreover, rapidly emerging technologies like machine-learning algorithms are also altering how information is processed, used, and stored, bringing another layer to the privacy debate. How is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) adapting their policies and programs to these online behavioral changes? How is the FTC working to protect and prevent deceptive practices, while still harnessing the power of digital technologies? Where does the U.S.
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Friday, March 15, 2019:
- Mr. Will DeVries
Senior Privacy Counsel
Mountain View , CA
- Mr. Alastair Mactaggart
Californians for Consumer Privacy
Sacramento , CA
- Mr. David Hoffman
Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer
The hearing will focus on the Federal Communications Commission’s order to improve the quality and expand availability of rural broadband. The subcommittee will also discuss opportunities and investments to support carriers in rural America, efforts to prevent overbuilding among federal broadband programs, and the next steps to close the digital divide.
A legislative hearing on restoring net neutrality protections
"Connectivity, Capital, Community," where MMTC convenes hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, innovators, and thought leaders to discuss bridging the digital divide and creating opportunities for underserved communities
Without a doubt, the 2018 midterm elections revealed a nation divided on many issues and not just along party lines. However, beyond all the rancor and disagreement, Americans of all political stripes have come together on one of our most pressing policy problems: access to broadband internet. Broadband access has sparked a revolution in startup activity, producing an app economy defined by democratized entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, broadband is still unavailable for millions of Americans.
Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide (PPDD) is the only academic professional organization in the world focused solely on the digital divide and on connecting research to policymaking and practice to strategize actions and catalyze solutions to this pressing societal concern. The academic research, policymaker, and practitioner community represented by PPDD stands ready to advance the agenda on broadband and the digital divide, to address the many challenges and opportunities presented by the digital world, and to further evidence-based policymaking and practice so that all citiz
At the March 26th meeting, the FCC Technological Advisory Council will discuss final recommendations from the 2018 TAC Working Groups.