Both political parties might find it useful to attack Section 230, but it’s not clear either understands it — or even wants to. Read more at Medium “Section 230 should be revoked,” Joe Biden told the New York Times in an interview published this morning. This is not the first time the crucial internet law has come under […]
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Washington Times After the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect on New Year’s Day, businesses around the country began scrambling to work out how to comply with its strict rules and regulations. These days, more and more states are buying into the idea that they’ve got a role in regulating online privacy. Washington and […]
New Jersey’s Department of Labor slapped Uber with an astronomical $650 million fine last month. Why? It seems the state has decided that Uber drivers aren’t contract workers, but rather, employees. For those very drivers, it was shocking news. So it goes, the Garden State taxed Uber, seeking to morph Uber drivers into employees. The government, too, […]
When Twitter announced its recent ban on political advertising, the Trump campaign leveled heavy criticism at the platform, suggesting in an official statement that walking away from “hundreds of millions of dollars of potential revenue” was “a dumb decision for their stockholders.” And when Facebook recently rejected a blanket ban on political ads, actor Sacha Baron […]
Reason Magazine Prager’s First Amendment claims come amid the nonprofit’s repeated assertion that Google is biased against conservative groups. But as Robert Winterton of the trade association NetChoice points out, the tech giant restricts videos by left-leaning organizations too—and often more than Prager’s 20 percent. Fifty-four percent of The Daily Show‘s videos are hidden, as is 71 percent of […]
Politico Morning Tech “We are concerned that a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technologies would be premature and have unintended consequences not only for innovation, safety, and security but for the continued improvement of the technology’s accuracy and effectiveness,” wrote the Consumer Technology Association, NetChoice, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other groups, one day […]
Including American digital rules and regulations in trade agreements empowers American businesses to expand their reach internationally. The presence of Section 230 language in trade deals enables the U.S. to push back on foreign restrictions on speech and innovation, while lowering the costs of exporting for online entrepreneurs and making it easier for American small […]
Hillicon Valley A coalition of tech groups on Thursday sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to reject calls to ban facial recognition technology, arguing the sensitive software can help law enforcement “keep communities safe.” The groups — led by tech-backed think tank, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation — wrote the industry “disagree[s] that […]
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