Monica will coordinate i2Coalition work on the policy initiatives chosen for focus by the member-led i2Coalition Working Groups.
Zuckerberg Visits Congress, More Discussion On Net Neutrality, And A Looming Battle For Encryption? The April 2018 Legislative Update
Zuckerberg’s visit, a plethora of potential Net Neutrality legislation, trade policy fears, erosion of Section 230, and the possible return of encryption banning dominate Congress in April.
We’ll be discussing an overview of the biggest issues that could lead to industry disaster and why that’s not hyperbole.
March 2018 Legislative Update: The Omnibus Appropriations Bill, SESTA-FOSTA, and competing Net Neutrality legislation
Congress rushed to pass an Omnibus Appropriations Bill, while SESTA-FOSTA passed eroding CDA Section 230, and competing Net Neutrality legislation was discussed.
The International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce will be holding a roadshow throughout the spring. This roadshow will be to educate U.S. businesses on how to prepare for Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR as well as the existing Privacy Shield framework.
After a government shutdown early in the month, updates to net neutrality, the CLOUD Act, cybersecurity policy, trade agreements, and more.
Issues related to the Federal government’s budget continue to dominate discussions in Washington after a three-day government shutdown. Fights over intermediary liability, surveillance reform, and trade continue.
Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR will affect nearly all Internet businesses.
Some small concessions were made in this legislation, but it falls far short of what was needed to protect consumer privacy.
The renewal, if made law, would extend the surveillance powers granted in FISA Section 702, with minor reforms that fall far short of those that i2Coalition has advocated for.