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)

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)

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

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 (3 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 In a quarterly United States (U.S.) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing, Amazon revealed that Luxembourg’s data protection authority fined the company more than $880 million for … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (3 August 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (2 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 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has filed the text of the bipartisan Senate infrastructure package as an amendment to the House’s surface transportation reauthorization, the “Investing … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (2 August 2021)

EDPB Turns Down German DPA; Asks DPC To Investigate Facebook and WhatsApp’s Data Processing

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 European Data Protection Board (EDPB) denied a request by The Hamburg Commissioner for Data protection and freedom of information (the Hamburg DPA or the DE-HH SA) to force … Continue reading EDPB Turns Down German DPA; Asks DPC To Investigate Facebook and WhatsApp’s Data Processing

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (26 July 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 (FTC) held its second monthly meeting and voted to change agency policy on two issues: the right to repair and mergers.In its press … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (26 July 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (15 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments The United States (U.S.) Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued “Emergency Directive 21-04” “to mitigate a Microsoft Windows print spooler service vulnerability CVE-2021-34527 being actively exploited” the agency explained in its … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (15 July 2021)