The fight against COVID-19 hate speech, disinformation, and misinformation may soon shake the Internet to its core. The first steps toward the fracture of the Internet have already been taken.Read More
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Bruce is the President and CEO of the Developers Alliance, the leading advocate for the global developer workforce and the companies that depend on them. Bruce is also the founder of the Loquitur Group, a DC consulting firm, and the former VP and head of the DC Policy office of Ericsson, a global information and communications technology company, focusing on IPR, privacy, IoT, spectrum, cybersecurity and the impact of technology and the digital economy. He has previously held senior leadership positions in marketing and communications at both Ericsson and Nortel, as well as senior roles in strategy and product management across wireless, optical and enterprise communication product portfolios.
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The future is being written all around us, and the language of choice is not French or German or English; it’s software.Read More
How long have you been writing code for Oracle? In the next few months, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether they own your soul.Read More
2020 will be very different in Brussels and DC. But whether it’s the US election or the first year of the new EU Government (Parliament Commission, President Of the Council, etc.), tech will be front and center in every major policy discussion.Read More
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The U.S. Supreme Court is about to rule on who controls the Java APIs – and every other API you’ve ever used. If it goes the wrong way, a handful of big companies will control whether your code ever works again.Read More
The turning point was when democracy realized politics had metastasized online. No one agrees on facts, the truth doesn’t matter, ghosts in the machine, and weaponization of the internet.Read More
When the internet was small and home to a small tribe, social norms were enough to keep things in line. But when nobody knows you’re a dog, what’s to stop you from biting people?Read More
The lawsuit between Google and Oracle is the gift that keeps giving. The two companies have been battling over the Java/Android APIs since 2012. We’ve now come to the point where the U.S. Supreme Court (aka SCOTUS) is the only place where things can be settled. November 2019 Update: The Supreme Court FINALLY Takes the Case!Read More
AI isn’t part of the legal curriculum, and allowing lawyers to regulate the space is risky. The EU is moving forward with plans to regulate AI anyways – are they up to the task?Read More
This time it’s California, not the eastern bloc, making trouble for the Internet. Europe wrote the GDPR to apply outside its borders. Now California will require the EU to add “do-not-sell-my-data” buttons to sites and services.Read More
It took the Supreme Court to finally tip the scales against patent trolls. Congress is trying to tip them back … and anchor them in place.Read More
It’s been a year since the landmark EU data protection rules went live. We’ve laughed. We’ve cried. It’s become a part of us.Read More