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.
The bill is bipartisan, and a joint effort between the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce Committee.
'The key to striking the right balance lies in ‘guided FTC rulemaking’ in a federal law, echoed by privacy experts and private sector companies alike.'
The chairwoman seeks increased authority over autodialers and the ability for the FCC to take robocallers to court.
What should state leaders be doing to procure a safer, healthier information environment?
There are new proposed rules that offer legal protections to those aiding in enforcement efforts against illegal robocalls.
Different state privacy laws stifle competition and places burdens on small companies, experts say.
The FCC signed on five states this month and seven last month.
Emerging state-level privacy bills have common threads with existing ones in California, Colorado and Virginia.
The three letters are the latest in the FCC's ongoing crackdown on illegal call traffic.
Congress recently passed legislation including a requirement for critical infrastructure entities to notify government on cyber attacks.
Ransomeware attacks are a costly lesson for educators.
DuckDuckGo argued that its contextual ads are effective and not intrusive.
Panelists said everyone who is connected should be prepared.
International Municipal Lawyers Association heard service providers need to prioritize transparency.
Lenovo, Facebook and Microsoft sit on board of non-profit group led by Interim Executive Director Lisa Plaggemier.
The measure would restrict unwanted voicemails appearing in consumers’ inboxes.
The EU has sweeping privacy rules in place that could further influence global companies, as U.S. still without unified legislation.
If laws are robust enough and enforcement agencies are well-resourced, states should avoid implementing right to privacy action legislation.
Texas government official says that “cybersecurity needs to be a kitchen table topic.”
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
Providers that are not facilities-based will need to meet their robocall obligations by June 2022.
Jessica Dheere said surveillance-based business models are negatively impacting consumers' digital rights.
Experts weighed the benefits and risks of internet-connected devices.
House Freedom Caucus Rep. Scott Perry calls GOP supporters of the bipartisan infrastructure measure "socialist-voting members."
Both states join California as the only ones with comprehensive privacy laws, but experts say a federal bill should fill the regulatory void.
To protect consumers in the digital revolution, experts say serious federal action on privacy can lead the way.
The committee released a memo stating that “small lapses” led to many prominent cyberattacks this year.