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Call for evidence – European Robotics Flagship

The European Commission is launching a new call for Flagships. Existing Flagships include the Human Brian Project, and the Graphene Flagship – each funded at the level of 1B EUR. Given the excitement around the field of robotics and its potential to benefit society and…

EPIC Offers Recommendations for Future of FTC Ahead of Senate Hearing on Nominees

In advance of a Senate hearing on four nominees to the Federal Trade Commission, EPIC recommended 10 steps for the FTC to safeguard American consumers. EPIC explained that the FTC’s failure to address the data protection crisis has contributed to unprecedented levels of data breach…

Loot Box Controversy Heats Up as Germany Ponders Banning the Game Feature

The battle over loot boxes continues to heat up as Germany’s Youth Protection Commission enters the fray. Citing a study by the University of Hamburg that concluded the business model constitutes as gambling, the Youth Protection Commission is claiming the practice should be banned. Discuss…

How Germany might BAN Loot Boxes!

Germany might ban loot boxes in video games thanks to the country’s Youth Commission and a study by the University of Hamburg. This could be the biggest loot box banning news yet. Hosts: Mike Williams and Gareth Evans Script: Liam McKelvey Editor: Liam McKelvey Sources…

Senators Urge FTC to Investigate Companies Selling Social Media Influence

Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) wrote Federal Trade Commission Acting Chair Maureen Ohlhausen to urge the FTC to investigate companies that use fraudulent automated accounts to influence social media. The techniques, known as “amplification bots,” follow, retweet, and like social media content…

DHS Secretary: No New Work on Voter Fraud | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love EPIC v. The Commission pacei voter privacy DHS Secretary: No New Work on Voter Fraud At a Senate hearing today, DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielsen stated that DHS would not undertake a new investigation of voter fraud. EPIC submitted a statement in advance…

EPIC Urges Senate to Seek Assurances from DHS on Privacy of Voter Data | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love EPIC v. The Commission policy voter privacy EPIC Urges Senate to Seek Assurances from DHS on Privacy of Voter Data EPIC sent a statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee in advance of a DHS Oversight Hearing, to seek assurances that “the DHS…

FCC says launching full inquiry into false Hawaii missile alert | CENSORED.TODAY

Spread the love (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Saturday it was launching a full investigation into a false emergency alert that said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii, the chairman of the commission said. The alerts to Hawaii cellphone users…

EPIC Moves to Vacate Circuit Court Opinion Following End of Voting Commission | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love EPIC v Commission foia pacei voter privacy EPIC Moves to Vacate Circuit Court Opinion Following End of Voting Commission EPIC has asked the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to void last month’s ruling in which the Court refused to order the Presidential…

EPIC Sues DHS about Election Commission and Transfer of Voter Data | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love EPIC v Commission foia pacei voter privacy voting EPIC Sues DHS about Election Commission and Transfer of Voter Data EPIC has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for communications between the agency and the Presidential Commission on Elections regarding…

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