Entries by Carl Szabo

Why would anyone oppose positive steps to stop sex-trafficking?

Why would anyone oppose positive steps to stop sex-trafficking? This week, Sen. Wyden introduced two commonsense amendments to the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA). Wyden’s first amendment adds dedicated funding for law enforcement to fight sex-trafficking. Wyden’s second amendment helps platforms take-down content related to sex-trafficking… Read more->

Harmonizing the Cloud

Morning Consult – Harmonizing the Cloud The CLOUD Act is necessary to update the way our law enforcement deals with the borderless nature of online data. However, as some raise concerns about the bill’s ability to safeguard civil rights, we should be diligent to point out its strength in this regard. By demanding solid privacy […]

BNA Bloomberg – Will Goodlatte’s Retirement Lead to Federal Digital Tax Solution?

BNA Bloomberg – Will Goodlatte’s Retirement Lead to Federal Digital Tax Solution? However, the congressman has nearly a year left on Capitol Hill, a period of time that won’t go to waste, Steve DelBianco, president and CEO of NetChoice, a Washington-based internet commerce trade association, told Bloomberg Tax. “There is still plenty of time for […]

Plain Text – Public Comments on the FTC Privacy and Security Workshop: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Plain Text – Public Comments on the FTC Privacy and Security Workshop: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Carl Szabo at NetChoice points out that such an approach effectively creates a “guilty before proven innocent” regime, and unjustly puts the burden of proof on the accused. Furthermore, such an arrangement has already been prohibited by the […]