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KOSA Coalition Statement as Bill Advances Out of Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce

Momentum for KOSA grows as House version heads to full committee for consideration WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the KOSA Coalition applauded the passage of H.R. 7891, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA), out of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce. The bipartisan legislation led by Subcommittee Chair Bilirakis (R-FL) and Representatives […]

05.24.24

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MESSAGE GUIDANCE: Energy and Commerce Committee KOSA Markup

Tomorrow, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce will mark up the bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA), led by Subcommittee Chair Rep. Bilirakis (R-FL) and Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL), Erin Houchin (R-IN), Kim Schrier (D-WA), and Larry Bucshon (R-IN). Included below are relevant updates, message guidance, and polling for […]

05.22.24

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The Tech Oversight Project Applauds Committee Passage of Bipartisan AI Bills to Safeguard U.S. Elections

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, The Tech Oversight Project applauded the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration for passing key legislation that would safeguard U.S. elections from AI-related threats. Sen. Klobuchar’s Preparing Election Administrators for AI Act passed unanimously, and Klobuchar’s Protect Elections from Deceptive AI Act and AI Transparency in Elections Act passed with a […]

05.15.24

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ICYMI: Google’s Payments to Apple Reached $20 Billion in 2022, Antitrust Court Documents Show

“It’s indisputable that Google has built a monopoly in search – devised by gobbling up every major distribution channel and colluding with Apple through sweetheart deals and revenue kickbacks,” said Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of the Tech Oversight Project. “This latest revelation shows the necessity of having enforcers dedicated to holding monopolists accountable and protecting […]

05.03.24

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Tech Oversight Project Applauds European Commission Enforcement Action Against Facebook and Instagram

First enforcement action under EU’s Digital Services Act centers on deceptive ads, failing moderation practices, ineffective reporting tools, and lack of third-party transparency tools Underscores the need for Congress to pass legislation curbing online scams and digital threats to elections WASHINGTON, DC — Today, The Tech Oversight Project applauded the European Commission for opening formal […]

04.30.24

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Tech Oversight Project Slams Meta’s Layoffs at Oversight Board Six Months from Election Day

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, The Tech Oversight Project slammed Meta for laying off workers at the company’s Oversight Board six months before Election Day. The news comes as the company has recently decided to sunset other transparency bodies like CrowdTangle, fire large numbers of its trust and safety team, and muzzle academic research critical of […]

04.29.24

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Tech Oversight Project/PPP National Poll: Americans Want Government-Led Accountability, Deeply Critical of Big Tech CEOs

3 in 5 Americans trust federal and state government to intervene on tech policy, with only 5% trusting of Big Tech CEOs View the poll here WASHINGTON, DC — Today, The Tech Oversight Project released a nationwide survey conducted by Public Policy Polling showing that a majority of Americans trust government over Big Tech executives […]

04.10.24
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