Senator Warner Outlines Options for Regulating Big Tech

The Russian’s use of social media platforms to influence the 2016 election and the fallout from Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal has triggered calls for regulation of the tech sector, but with no proposals emerging. Earlier this month, former acting-Commerce Secretary Cameron Kerry called for reviving the Obama-era Privacy Bill of Rights. Enter Senate Intelligence Committee…

Tech Leaders: “Trump Would Be a Disaster”

Tech Leaders: “Trump Would Be a Disaster” A who’s who of the tech community have signed an open letter from “inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, researchers, and business leaders working in the technology sector” denouncing Republican nominee Donald Trump’s vision for America.  The 145 signatories, who include internet pioneer Vint Cerf and founders of Apple, eBay, Facebook,…

President Obama Launches New TechHire Initiative

Speaking to nearly 2,000 local leaders at the National League of Cities annual meeting, President Obama announced his TechHire initiative, a new campaign to work with communities to get more Americans rapidly trained for well-paying technology jobs. The United States has about 5 million open jobs today, more than at any point since 2001. Over…

ILC Joins Battle For The Net

The Internet Law Center Joins Battle for the Net with Internet Slowdown Day. The firm is proud to be joining organizations such as those depicted left in stressing the need to protect Net Neutrality through Internet Slowdown Day. via Battle For The Net.;  If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what…