New AI developments could impact jobs that have traditionally been considered safe from technological displacement.
Panelists are concerned that states may not have had the prescriptive guidance needed to maximize funding.
Californians' opposition to the ADPPA's preemption provision may be the end of the comprehensive bipartisan privacy bill.
Transparency laws in Calif. and N.Y. are the 'liberal' counterpart to the 'conservative' speech laws in Texas and Florida.
AI that strictly imitates human behavior can make workers superfluous and concentrate power in the hands of employers.
"The main benefit...of a payment stablecoin is the ability to offer cost-effective, real-time, around-the-clock retail and business payments.'
The Digital Services Act imposes transparency requirements and other accountability measures for tech platforms.
Citizens need to know what kind of data is collected and why to accept a digital identity system.
More experts weight in on the debate about whether the 12 GHz band can coexist with 5G operations.
Many in Washington aren’t holding their breath for the broadband infrastructure deal to collapse.
February 17, 2021 – FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Wednesday announced the creation of a task force focused on […]
January 18, 2021—“Congress needs to better organize itself around technology,” said Rep. Bill Foster, D-Illinois, a member of the Financial […]
October 23, 2020 – Evidence-based policy making needs to be framed by the correct questions, agreed panelists at the Silicon […]
October 13, 2020—A presidential administration led by Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden would bring substantive changes to the enforcement […]
September 4, 2020 – Government support will be needed to bridge the digital divide, said US Telecom CEO Jonathan Spalter […]
Panelists speaking on a Thursday Brookings Institution webinar expressed mixed views on the likelihood of Congress passing a federal infrastructure […]
July 29, 2020 — According to governance experts, the upcoming November election will operate on a significantly different timeline than […]
July 23, 2020 — Tech policy experts gathered virtually Wednesday and Thursday for IGF-USA 2020, a digital event held by […]
July 15, 2020 — The November election will be extremely vulnerable to widespread voter suppression, making it increasingly important for […]
June 29, 2020 — The National Broadband Plan has been successful, despite notable downsides, said panelists in a Federal Communications […]
Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 — Public Input on Platform Algorithms: The Role of Transparency and […]
June 19, 2020 — “The potential for discrimination increases with each generation of technology,” said Nicol Turner Lee, a fellow […]
June 4, 2020 — Federal privacy legislation is more important than ever, said participants in a Brookings Institution webinar Wednesday. […]
April 22, 2020 – With artificial intelligence coming up more and more frequently in every area of everyday life—from transportation, […]
WASHINGTON, February 13, 2020 – Biased artificial intelligence poses obstacles for marginalized communities when trying to access financial services like […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2020 – Artificial intelligence algorithms need to be regulated to combat racial and gender biases, said Michael […]
WASHINGTON, November 12, 2019 – The advent of artificial intelligence raises the concern of whether online algorithms harm or help […]
WASHINGTON, October 18, 2019 – Emerging digital technologies are making strides in the global economy, but some experts say that […]
WASHINGTON, October 10, 2019 – While China’s technology sector appears to be global gaining momentum, experts at a Brookings Institution […]
Two separate bi-partisan groups of state attorneys general on Friday confirmed that they are launching antitrust investigations into tech giant […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2019 – There is still a long way to go before self-driving vehicles can be fully integrated […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 – Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler doused cold water on the increasingly growing hype […]
WASHINGTON, July 22,2019 – As friction continues in the trade war between U.S. and China, policy experts believe that continuing […]
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 — Congress urgently needs to create a federal privacy law, said panelists at a privacy conference […]
WASHINGTON June 17, 2019 – In spite of an advanced smartphone-based payments system that is widely adopted in China, panelists […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 – Rural areas of Tennessee have lost business because they don’t have access to high-speed internet, […]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2017 – Internet freedom has declined worldwide for six consecutive years, said Stuart Brotman, a nonresident fellow […]
September 14, 2015 - Every city should create a city-wide broadband plan of its own, said the former director of the National Broadband Plan, in wide-ranging...
ASPEN, Colorado, August 19, 2015 - In spite of several positive efforts to reform the complex and dated rules that govern the Federal Communication Commission's universal...
December 18, 2014 - While net neutrality captured Washington policy headlines, the most significant communications development in 2014 was the emergence of new and more viable...