Congress is once again entertaining federal privacy legislation. The American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) was introduced by Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and House Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA).

Unlike current laws, the APRA would apply to both commercial enterprises and nonprofit organizations, as well as common carriers regulated by

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it has levied almost $200 million in fines against “the nation’s largest wireless carriers for illegally sharing access to customers’ location information without consent and without taking reasonable measures to protect that information against unauthorized disclosure.”

The FCC’s allegations include that the carriers sold access to customers’

The latest edition of the AI Index Report from Stanford University’s Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Center provides a comprehensive look at artificial intelligence (AI) policy, regulation, and diversity trends across the globe.

The number of AI-related regulations enacted by U.S. federal agencies like the FDA, EPA, and FCC has skyrocketed from just 1 in 2016 to

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced its proposal to create a Schools and Libraries Cybersecurity Pilot Program that would help K-12 schools and libraries protect their broadband networks and data from cyber threats. The pilot program is part of the FCC’s Learn Without Limits initiative, which aims to ensure connectivity and digital equity for

Federal Communications Commission Chair Jessica Ronsenworcel recently announced a proposed directive to focus the FCC on AI’s burgeoning role in scam calls, particularly those targeting the elderly. The proposal will be presented at the November 15 commission meeting and would direct research into the strengths and weaknesses of generative AI, the role that AI plays

This week, U.S. Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, and Tom Cotton (as well as U.S. House of Representatives member Elise Stefanik, who introduced parallel legislation) introduced the Countering CCP Drones Act in an effort to add DJI, a Chinese technology company, to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “Covered List.” The “Covered List” identifies telecommunication equipment

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) clarified that a call made using artificial or pre-recorded voice to a residential telephone line for the SOLE purpose of identifying individuals to participate in a clinical trial is exempt from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) “prior express written consent” requirement, provided that:

  • The call does not include