Wavelength Weekly (18 July 2022)

Wavelength Weekly (18 July 2022)
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Last Week

Here are the editions from the past week you may have missed:

White House EO Seeks To Protect Health Information Related To Reproductive Services

Data Privacy and Protection Bills Would Probably Not Protect Personal Information About Reproductive Services

More Legislation On Data Brokers

FTC Touts Three Right To Repair Actions (The Week’s Free Edition)


Are online prices higher because of pricing algorithms?” — Brookings Institution

Genomes: The Era of Purposeful Manipulation Begins” — Center for Strategic & International Studies

Confronting Reality in Cyberspace: Foreign Policy for a Fragmented Internet” — Council on Foreign Relations

Better Data Sharing for Benefits Delivery” — New America Foundation

No Simple Answers: A Primer on Ballot Marking Device Security” — Center for Democracy and Technology

Four year under the GDPR: how to fix its enforcement” — Access Now

Coming Events

§  19 July

o   The United Kingdom’s (UK) House of Commons’ Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee will hold a formal meeting (oral evidence session) on its inquiry titled “Connected tech: smart or sinister?”

o The United States (U.S.) House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Digital Dragnets: Examining the Government's Access to Your Personal Data.”

o The United States (U.S.) House Intelligence Committee will markup the FY 2023 Intelligence Authorization Act.

§ 20 July

o   The United States (U.S.) Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Dr. Arati Prabhakar to be Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).

§ 5 August

o   The United States (U.S.) Federal Communications Commission will hold an open meeting with this tentative agenda.

§ 19 October

o   The United States (U.S.) Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will hold a virtual event “to examine how best to protect children from a growing array of manipulative marketing practices that make it difficult or impossible for children to distinguish ads from entertainment in digital media.”

§ 1 November

o   The United States (U.S.) Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will hold PrivacyCon.

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