Politico “We’re starting to see that when the chips are down, tech is riding toward the danger and helping us to address the problems that we’re facing,” said Carl Szabo, the vice president of NetChoice, a trade group that staunchly defends the industry. “It’s a little hard to argue the tech industry only does stuff […]
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Carl Szabo is an expert in communications and Internet policy. As Policy Counsel, he analyzes tech-related legislative and regulatory initiatives relevant to online companies.
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Bloomberg Government The tech industry anxiously awaits a federal bill as more state pass piecemeal privacy measures that will drive up business compliance costs, Carl Szabo, vice president and general council of tech trade group NetChoice, said in an interview. “Starting with a non-starter just doesn’t make sense. And stuff like a private right of […]
Today, NetChoice pushed back on the Anti-Encryption EARN IT Act at the Senate Judiciary Hearing “The EARN IT Act: Holding the Tech Industry Accountable in the Fight Against Online Child Sexual Exploitation.” “By attacking encryption, the EARN IT Act undermines children’s online safety, while doing little to help law enforcement tackle child exploitation,” said Carl […]
HNGN The bill was assailed by Carl Szabo, vice president and general counsel at NetChoice, he said in a quote,” “The EARN IT Act creates a false choice between protecting children and supporting strong encryption protections.”
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Reuters, New York Times Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel, NetChoice “The EARN IT Act creates a false choice between protecting children and supporting strong encryption protections,” said Carl Szabo, vice president and general counsel at NetChoice – a group that counts Facebook, Google, Twitter among its members.
Morning Consult Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel, NetChoice “What you’re seeing is a misunderstanding of what Section 230 is, what it does and its necessity,” Szabo said. “None of the sponsors of this act have supported existing congressional efforts to explore the unintended consequences of SESTA,” a bill passed in 2018 that amends […]
Today, Sen. Graham (R-SC) introduced the EARN IT Act, a bill with good intentions to tackle child exploitation yet falls short in addressing the underlying issues while creating new vulnerabilities for children at risk. By hinging Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act for online services on complying with rules set by a new committee, […]
Ticket News NetChoice, a D.C.-based trade association of businesses, shared similar sentiments. The organization minced no words when it came to the hearing’s oversight into Ticketmaster having been an outspoken opponent of its practices. Netchoice also called for further investigations into Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation. “Ticketmaster’s anti-competitive practices present an opportunity for antitrust […]
Today, NetChoice commended the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for holding a hearing into the anti-consumer practices of Ticketmaster. “Ticketmaster’s anti-competitive practices present an opportunity for antitrust enforcement that would be both popular and necessary,” said Carl Szabo, NetChoice Vice President and General Counsel. “We commend the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for […]
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