Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (7 April 2021)

Other Developments The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that Facebook’s purchase of Giphy would substantially lessen competition and is giving the companies the opportunity to respond to this finding before the CMA moves on to the next phase of its investigation. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is also looking at … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (7 April 2021)

Further Reading, Other Development, and Coming Events (8 December)

Further Reading “Facebook failed to put fact-check labels on 60% of the most viral posts containing Georgia election misinformation that its own fact-checkers had debunked, a new report says” By Tyler Sonnemaker — Business Insider. Despite its vows to improve its managing of untrue and false content, the platform is not consistently taking down such … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Development, and Coming Events (8 December)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (11 November)

Further Reading “ICE, IRS Explored Using Hacking Tools, New Documents Show” By Joseph Cox — Vice. Federal agencies other than the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Intelligence Community (IC) appear to be interesting in utilizing some of the capabilities offered by the private sector to access devices or networks in the name of … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (11 November)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (10 September)

Coming Events The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold a forum on 5G Open Radio Access Networks on 14 September. The FCC assertedChairman [Ajit] Pai will host experts at the forefront of the development and deployment of open, interoperable, standards-based, virtualized radio access networks to discuss this innovative new approach to 5G network architecture. Open … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (10 September)

Further Reading and Other Developments (20 June)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Other Developments The House Financial Services Committee’s National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Subcommittee held a virtual hearing titled “Cybercriminals and Fraudsters: How Bad Actors Are Exploiting … Continue reading Further Reading and Other Developments (20 June)

Further Reading and Other Developments (13 June)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Other Developments The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab alleged that an Indian information technology (IT) firm has been running a hacking for hire operation possibly utilized by multinationals … Continue reading Further Reading and Other Developments (13 June)