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Recent developments in the U.S. and on the international stage suggest we’re moving into a new phase in regulatory approaches to artificial intelligence (AI) – one where countries are moving forward on determining whether and how AI will be regulated within and across sectors.
The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) latest data security settlement—with a company called LightYear Dealer Technologies — is notable on a few fronts in what it signals about the agency’s direction on data security cases.
Over the past couple of years, the Uniform Law Commission (ULC)’s work on drone tort law has become a topic of conversation and careful attention throughout the unmanned aircraft system (UAS or drone) community. Last year, the ULC considered a draft uniform drone tort law that would have jeopardized the future of the UAS industry, which sparked widespread concern; this year, going into its final meeting, the ULC’s drafting Committee has worked hard to address the issues raised by industry and government stakeholders and is proposing a substantially revised draft.
In this episode of Wiley Connected, Wiley Rein attorney Jennifer Hindin and Tom Stroup, President of the Satellite Industry Association, discussed their takeaways from the SATELLITE 2019 conference in Washington, DC. More than 15,000 attendees from around the world were there to see the future of the satellite industry.
Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) held the fourth annual UAS Symposium in Baltimore. Following that three-day conference, on Thursday the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC)—the federal advisory committee that advises the FAA on UAS regulatory and policy issues—held its first meeting following the appointment of 12 new members last month.
Last week, the Federal Communications Bar Association’s International Telecommunications Committee hosted a brown bag lunch on “The Role of Satellites for Connected Cars.”
As part of the FTC’s hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, the agency convened a two-day hearing on consumer privacy. The hearing featured remarks from the FTC Commissioners and numerous panel discussions by leading experts in the field. After the dust settled, the hearing revealed insights from the Commissioners and both areas of consensus and deep fault lines among privacy stakeholders. Here’s what you need to know.