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The Tech Oversight Project, Civil Society Join Bipartisan Lawmaker Calls for Apple Antitrust Lawsuit, Congressional Oversight

View the Tech Oversight Project letter to DOJ here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project led 15 civil society and advocacy in organizations in calling for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to open an antitrust lawsuit against Apple for its anticompetitive and self-preferencing practices that cut off safe and secure message access from […]

12.21.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on COPPA Rule

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Sacha Haworth, Executive Director of The Tech Oversight Project, issued the following statement after the Federal Trade Commission proposed updates to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) that would place new restrictions on the use and disclosure of children’s personal information and further limit the ability of companies to condition […]

12.20.23

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LETTER: The Tech Oversight Project and 200+ Organizations Press Congress for KOSA Vote

View the full letter here. WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, The Tech Oversight Project and more than 200 labor, parent, youth, mental health, health, and digital accountability organizations led a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer – calling on Congress to bring the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) to the floor for a vote. The letter […]

12.08.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Lawsuit Against Meta, Demands Passage of New Mexico Kids Code

Torrez Claims Instagram, Facebook Facilitate Child Harassment, Exploitation & Trafficking in New Mexico – Lawsuit Allegations Reported in Wall Street Journal Learn more about the New Mexico Kids Code here WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement applauding New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez for suing Meta for sexual harassment, […]

12.06.23

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LETTER: The Tech Oversight Project and 10 Advocacy Organizations Call on NEC Urging Action to Curb Monopolistic Practices in AI

View the letter here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project and more than 10 progressive allies led a letter to Lael Brainard, Director of the National Economic Council and Chair of the White House Competition Council, urging action to curb anti-competitive and monopolistic business practices in the AI sector. The letter commends the […]

12.05.23

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MEMO: Polling on Regulating Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology

Download the full memo here. MEMORANDUM To: Interested Parties From: Sacha Haworth, Executive Director, Tech Oversight Project Re: Polling on Regulating Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology Date: November 29, 2023 PURPOSE: Congress needs to consider the full spectrum of AI harms, heed public polling, and pass urgently-needed AI protections that will protect competition, mitigate consumer harms, […]

11.29.23

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Meta’s Decision to Profit from, Allow Election-Denier Ads on Platforms

Read the full story here.   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement after Meta publicly announced that they would allow election-denial ads back on its platforms – a stunning reversal from its decision made in the wake of January 6th. To learn more, read the story here. “Following Russia’s […]

11.15.23
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