Issue Brief: Technology

Issue BriefAug 02, 2019 - 5:00am

C_TEC's Automated Vehicle Policy Principles

Automated Driving Systems (ADS) and ADS-equipped vehicles, colloquially known as autonomous vehicles, have the vast potential to increase road safety, enhance mobility for the elderly and people with disabilities, and improve transportation efficiency across the nation.

Issue BriefJul 16, 2019 - 5:00pm

Ursula von der Leyen Elected President of European Commission

What happened?Today, the European Parliament narrowly approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the European Commission’s first female president. The vote was 383-327, meaning von der Leyen barely exceeded the threshold of 374 votes needed to win. Her narrow victory will hamper her ability to command a broad majority in favor of her policy agenda.

Issue BriefSep 06, 2018 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Privacy Principles

The United States Chamber of Commerce believes that consumers benefit from the responsible use of data. Technology and the data-driven economy serve as the twenty-first century’s great democratizer by empowering and enabling increased access to educational, entrepreneurial, health care, and employment opportunities for all Americans.

Issue BriefApr 10, 2018 - 9:00am

Global Digital Policy Declaration

The Global Digital Policy Declaration outlines ten principles that will help promote competitiveness and economic growth.

Issue BriefJun 06, 2017 - 11:00am

Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

Originally enacted in 1991, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is woefully antiquated because it fails to recognize the ubiquitous nature of mobile devices in our society today. As a result, the TCPA is harming the ability of businesses and other organizations to effectively and efficiently deliver important, non-marketing, time-sensitive information to consumers’ mobile devices.

Issue BriefMay 03, 2017 - 10:00am

Broadband & Wireless

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Issue BriefMar 22, 2017 - 3:15pm

Privacy

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Issue BriefOct 27, 2016 - 2:00pm

Broadcast & Mass Media

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Issue BriefJun 16, 2016 - 12:45pm

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Reform

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Issue BriefJun 06, 2016 - 2:00pm

Data Security/Breach Notification

Background In today’s tough economy, businesses depend more than ever on having beneficial and trusted relationships with their customers. Thus, protecting sensitive, personally identifiable information from theft or illegal uses has been and will continue to be a top priority for the business community.