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Technology, Telecommunications

This category covers technology, science, and communications related issues, including: technology assessment, technology transfer and commercialization, telecommunication rates and fees, telephone and wireless communication, computers and information technology, advanced technology and technological innovations, digital media, communications, internet, mobile, and radio spaces.


California Legislation

Oppose AB 1366: VOIP phone users deserve basic protections

Sponsor: Lorena Gonzalez on 2019-2-22

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AB 1366 seekd to extend a loophole allowing IP-enabled services like VOIP from state regulation. All voice providers that offer the public the vital link to 9-1-1 must once again be required to provide reliable service and consumer protections, and this bill should be opposed.


National Legislation

S.151: TRACED Act

Sponsor: John Thune [R-SD] on 2019-01-16

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26 billion robocalls were placed last year. This bipartisan bill would help stop annoying scam robocalls before they reach you, and make it easier to find and prosecute the scammers.


National Legislation

S. 647: Wall Street Tax Act of 2019

Sponsor: Brian Schatz [D-HI] on 2019-03-05

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The Senate bill would introduce a new progressive tax on financial transactions that would generate billions in revenue, while addressing economic inequality and reducing high risk and volatility in the market.


National Legislation

S. 583: DATA Privacy Act

Sponsor: Catherine Cortez Masto [D-NV] on 2019-02-27

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The DATA Privacy Act strengthens data privacy protections for American consumers while also ensuring corporations are focusing on implementing new data security standards and essential privacy protections.