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French judicial analytics ban undermines rule of law

The ban is likely unconstitutional in the United States.

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The challenge of balanced content moderation

Digital platforms have to ban the bad stuff and promote diverse political perspectives.

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The electronic signature market: a US competitive success story

US policy tools that encourage the use of e-signatures is a boon for both businesses and the economy.

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States should not rush to pass laws affecting auto dealer and auto consumer data

Due to cybersecurity and other impending regulations, patience is key.

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UK ‘Online Harms White Paper’ is ambitious and takes prescriptive approach

In order for the approach to not negatively affect innovation, however, there needs to be more prioritization.

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International tax talks and country actions rendering digital tax discussion moot

Sector-specific – including digital – taxes make no sense.

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Facebook embraces content moderation regulation…or does it?

The company’s stance suggests a sensible alternative to government censorship.

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Don’t let Title II be the enemy of the good

Former Congressman Rick Boucher, founder of the House Internet Caucus, says Congress has before it the best opening since the net neutrality debate began 15 years ago for a bipartisan open internet bill.

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The United States needs a federal privacy law

As different US states and countries around the world enact privacy laws, it’s time for the federal government to as well.

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The drum beat continues for regulating the content moderation practices of digital platforms

New transatlantic initiatives focus on an increased government role.

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It’s time to think seriously about regulating platform content moderation practices

A sensible regulatory regime can discourage harmful content and still protect free speech.

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We can’t hide from digital sleuths anymore

But privacy law can protect us from harm.

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The patent troll problem cannot be dismissed as a myth

PTO Director Iancu’s startling comparison to little red riding hood ignores the evidence.

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AI-driven content moderation can never be perfect

Regulatory pressure to rely more on automated takedowns threatens to undermine the legitimacy of online spaces.

Protecting against the swing back towards strong patents

The value of patents means companies need to mitigate the risk of being sued for patent infringement.

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It’s time for a uniform national privacy law

In light of new laws from Europe and California privacy needs to be on the Congressional agenda.

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With friends like these…you probably need a patent

Cloud startups need to be wary of large incumbent partners that actually have plans to encroach on their business. Patents are part of the answer.

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Now that it’s here, what can we learn from the bumpy journey to GDPR compliance?

Think you’re done with hearing about GDPR? Not so fast. Data privacy legislation isn’t going anywhere and there’s a lot we can learn from the ups and downs of the EU experience.

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