Bipartisan Infrastructure Package: Drinking Water and The Grid

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Recently, the Senate passed the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” (H.R.3684), sending the bill to the House. This bill is teeming with technology funding and policy, the likes of … Continue reading Bipartisan Infrastructure Package: Drinking Water and The Grid

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (20 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments Apple announced “new child safety features in three areas, developed in collaboration with child safety experts:First, new communication tools will enable parents to play a more informed … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (20 August 2021)

Bipartisan Infrastructure Package: Broadband

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Last week, the Senate passed the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” (H.R.3684), sending the bill to the House. As has been widely reported, Congressional Democratic Leadership is linking this … Continue reading Bipartisan Infrastructure Package: Broadband

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (17 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Photo by David M. Goehring or CarbonNYC on Flickr; Find the original here. Other Developments Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced the “Don’t Push My Buttons Act” (S.2335) “in response to … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (17 August 2021)

Committee Revisits Federal Cybersecurity and Finds Inadequate Practices Persist

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee issued a sequel to a 2019 report on federal cybersecurity that examined eight agencies and found them lacking in a number … Continue reading Committee Revisits Federal Cybersecurity and Finds Inadequate Practices Persist

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (16 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments The European Commission (EC) opened “an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Kustomer by Facebook under the EU Merger Regulation” according to their press release. … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (16 August 2021)

Republican Section 230 Proposal

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. As part of their legislative package of bills to take on “Big Tech,” House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and House Judiciary Committee Ranking … Continue reading Republican Section 230 Proposal

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (10 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments The United Kingdom’s (UK) Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) ruled that a Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) ruling is binding on the UK and that … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (10 August 2021)

Two House Democrats’ Legislation Would Revamp Online Content Moderation and Online Marketplaces

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL) introduced their “Online Consumer Protection Act” (OCPA)  (H.R.3067) in … Continue reading Two House Democrats’ Legislation Would Revamp Online Content Moderation and Online Marketplaces

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (9 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments The United States (U.S.) Department of Justice (DOJ) provided an update to its January statement that it had been compromised in the SolarWinds hack. Over 27 U.S. … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (9 August 2021)