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

Coming Events The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights Subcommittee will hold a hearing on 15 September titled “Stacking the Tech: Has Google Harmed Competition in Online Advertising?.” In their press release, Chair Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ranking Member Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) asserted:Google is the dominant player in online advertising, a business … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (14 September)

Europe’s Highest Court Strikes Down Privacy Shield

The agreement that has been allowing US companies to transfer the personal data of EU residents to the US was found to be invalid under EU law. The EU’s highest court seem to indicate standard contractual clauses, a frequently used means to transfer data, may be acceptable. First things first, if you would like to … Continue reading Europe’s Highest Court Strikes Down Privacy Shield

Further Reading and Other Developments (4 July)

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 Senate invoked cloture on the nomination of acting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russell Vought to be confirmed in that role and will … Continue reading Further Reading and Other Developments (4 July)