Testimonies & Filings
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November 20, 2023
Comments to the National Congress of Brazil Regarding Regulation of Digital Platforms
Brazil should step back from following the EU’s experimental and harmful DMA regime and at least wait before embarking on a similar policy.
November 15, 2023
Testimony to the Baltimore City Council Committee on Health, Environment, and Technology Regarding Facial Recognition Technology
Facial recognition has increased public safety, convenience for consumers and security for businesses.
November 13, 2023
Comments to the European Commission Regarding the EU General Pharmaceuticals Legislation
Changes proposed in the EU General Pharmaceutical Legislation would double down on policies that hinder, not enable, EU life-sciences innovation potential, while forsaking other avenues that could more effectively enhance access without compromising innovation.
November 8, 2023
Statement to the US Senate AI Insight Forum on “Privacy and Liability”
Policymakers should be careful not to overreact to fears about how AI will impact privacy and rush to regulate the technology since history shows many of today’s concerns will fade over time.
November 6, 2023
Comments on the Joint ITA-NIST-USPTO Collaboration Initiative Regarding Standards
The Biden administration (and the EU) need to carefully protect the role that patents and SEPs play in their respective ability to innovate and compete with China.
November 1, 2023
Statement to the US Senate AI Insight Forum on “AI and the Workforce”
The United States needs to lead the world on the development and adoption of AI. If we can do that, in part through supportive policy and not restrictive regulations like the EU is introducing, U.S. workers will benefit significantly, especially if Congress makes the needed workforce and education policy changes.
September 29, 2023
Letter to the Senate Committee On Aging Regarding Ensuring Accessible Government Technology
The federal government is currently failing to ensure its technology is accessible for people with disabilities, older adults, and veterans.
September 27, 2023
Comments to the FTC and DOJ Regarding Premerger Notification Reporting and Waiting Period Requirements
The proposal to use a 10-year time frame that does not exempt acquisitions of entities with annual net sales or total assets over $10 million is not only vitiated by an ill-founded concern about underenforcement of killer acquisitions in fast-moving technology markets, but would place additional burdens on parties complying with the HSR Act that are not justified by their informational value to agencies.
September 25, 2023
Comments Regarding the Department of Commerce’s Waiver Proposal For the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program
The proposed waivers would enhance BEAD funding recipients’ ability to provide rapid access to high-quality broadband to all Americans, and the Department should ensure the limitations of these waivers do not hamstring deployment any more than necessary.
September 20, 2023
Testimony to the U.S. House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade Regarding Reforming the Generalized System of Preferences to Safeguard U.S. Supply Chains and Combat China
Recent administrations have not done enough to ensure GSP beneficiaries play fair in digital trade. To ensure the GSP program remains relevant in supporting modern U.S. trade, Congress should add explicit criteria defining what constitutes a digital trade barrier.