Monica Sanders, i2Coalition Policy Director and Christian Dawson review an eventful 2018 and look forward to 2019.
Zuckerberg Visits Congress, More Discussion On Net Neutrality, And A Looming Battle For Encryption? The April 2018 Legislative Update
Zuckerberg’s visit, a plethora of potential Net Neutrality legislation, trade policy fears, erosion of Section 230, and the possible return of encryption banning dominate Congress in April.
We are forming a new committee to handle policy issues arising in regards to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and other related intermediary liability concerns.
March 2018 Legislative Update: The Omnibus Appropriations Bill, SESTA-FOSTA, and competing Net Neutrality legislation
Congress rushed to pass an Omnibus Appropriations Bill, while SESTA-FOSTA passed eroding CDA Section 230, and competing Net Neutrality legislation was discussed.
Today, the U.S. Senate formally passed the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017.”
Issues related to the Federal government’s budget continue to dominate discussions in Washington after a three-day government shutdown. Fights over intermediary liability, surveillance reform, and trade continue.
2017 has been one of the most challenging years on record for the Internet infrastructure industry, despite its continued importance and growth.
We exist today because we need to. We exist because the fights that brought us together in the first place have not gone away.