Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 September 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week. The Wavelength will transition to a subscription product early in 2022. Posts on this site will continue in a fashion. Details to come. Other Developments The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 September 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (8 September 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. The Wavelength will transition to a subscription product early in 2022. Details to come. Other Developments Apple will delay the proposed changes to its products designed to find Child … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (8 September 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (24 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 Federal Trade Commission split along party lines in voting to file an amended complaint against Facebook in its federal antitrust case and rejected the company’s complaint that … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (24 August 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 June 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments By a 68-32 vote, the Senate passed the “United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021” (S.1260), a bill that could result in more than $250 billion to fund United States (U.S) research and development … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 June 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (11 May 2021)

First, subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want all the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week. Other Developments The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) “unanimously adopted final rules to implement the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program.” The FCC stated “[t]his $7.17 billion program, funded by the American Rescue Plan … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (11 May 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, Coming Events (29 April 2021)

Other Developments The House passed an amended version of the “Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2021” (H.R.1251) that would establish a Bureau of International Cyberspace Policy and Cyberspace Policy Coordinating Committee inside the United States (U.S.) Department of State. The Secretary of State would also need to craft and issue an International Strategy for Cyberspace.House Foreign … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, Coming Events (29 April 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (19 April 2021)

Other Developments Google prevailed against Oracle in their borderline epic legal battle over whether Google’s use of 11,500 lines of Oracle’s Java code represented infringement of a copyright or fair use. Oracle had won in a federal appeals court, which left Google facing $8 billion in liability. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (19 April 2021)

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 Developments, and Coming Events (4 February 2021)

Further Reading “Global Privacy Control wants to succeed where Do Not Track failed” By Russell Brandom — The Verge. A new effort to block tracking people across the internet and selling people’s information has launched, the Global Privacy Control. This initiative is looking to leverage a provision currently effective in the “California Consumer Privacy Act” … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (4 February 2021)

EDPB Asks For Input On Guidance Documents and Offers Input on EC Initiative

The EU’s meta-DPA further articulates portions of the GDPR. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently issued guidance documents agreed upon at its mid-December 2020 plenary meeting. The entity charged with articulating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) published two documents on aspects of the European Union’s data protection regime, including case studies of how … Continue reading EDPB Asks For Input On Guidance Documents and Offers Input on EC Initiative