While generally supportive of a federal privacy law, some experts warned it could harm competition.
Existing digital privacy concerns are amplified in an environment designed to fully immerse users.
“The privacy landscape in the U.S. is likely to become more complicated before it gets any easier.”
Federal regulation is needed since companies often renege on voluntarily accepted agreements, argued Public Knowledge head.
Consumers must better understand how to weigh risks and protect themselves in the digital world, said Camille Stewart Gloster.
NIST’s cybersecurity guidelines for IoT prescribe desired outcomes, rather than specific and 'brittle' standards.
Shawn Smith advocated heavily tailored, industry-specific approaches that can address to the unique needs of the rail industry.
The onus of securing devices shouldn’t fall to the consumer, a Homeland Security cyber rep said.
The FCC alleges that the Cox/Jones Enterprise conduct violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
The portal provides private entities the ability to notify the FCC about robocall violations.
Simington advocated mandating ongoing cybersecurity updates on wireless devices already in consumer hands.
Californians' opposition to the ADPPA's preemption provision may be the end of the comprehensive bipartisan privacy bill.
Imposter fraud is a particularly predatory offshoot of robocalling, often involving extremely sophisticated scams.
Why are flash calls on the rise and how do operators handle them to maximize revenue?
The FCC’s order prevents future authorizations of equipment on the commission’s “Covered List” of national security threats.
The commission’s ruling follows a notice of inquiry the agency approved last month.
Only a handful of states have crafted their purchasing decisions after federal rules banning certain companies' equipment.
But every device is a potential way into its network, and the recent explosion of IoT devices presents security risks.
Commenters urge FCC not to further extend robocall deadlines to comply with framework.
'This is a very important step,' said Christopher Kuner, co-director of the Brussels Privacy Hub.
STIR/SHAKEN offers no protection from fraud schemes besides robocalls and caller ID spoofing.
The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.
The Digital Services Act imposes transparency requirements and other accountability measures for tech platforms.
Blocking bad actors requires a whole new way of thinking, the authors say in this ExpertOp exclusive to Broadband Breakfast.
The committee wants wider use of opt-out from certain text messages.
'These letters show that…carrier geolocation data practices are all over the map.'
Panelists identified risks in employees freely accepting links without thinking about their associated risks.
Title II would require VoIP services to be subject to stronger regulations already in place for telecommunication providers.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
A former Commerce Department official said the nation is ‘so far behind in addressing these threats.’
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act cleared committee 53-2, with pushback from California legislators.
'It is time to act,' Alan Davidson said at an event Thursday.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act said to be years in the making.
Former Google executive Richard Whitt critiqued Ben Tarnoff’s argument in 'Internet for the People' during Gigabit Libraries discussion.
'The environment is just fundamentally different than it was even just a decade ago… it is time to confront reality.'
A study by Futurum Research found organizations expect more remote work long-term.
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.