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Supreme Court Hearing Highlights Need for Congress to Act

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Microsoft’s data privacy case against the U.S. government. This historic case has the potential to impact privacy rights, international relations, and trust in technology. ...

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Thanks also to the Legislature for passing resolutions encouraging the use of television white space technology to increase internet access in rural areas.

The #CLOUDAct is now a part of the omnibus spending bill. What does that mean for you as a consumer? @ConsumerPal has the answers:

For too long, American businesses have been caught in the middle of conflicts over data. The #CLOUDAct gives law enforcement the tools they need to keep us safe and small businesses the legal clarity they need to keep customers' data protected.

The @vfiorg community supports data privacy and the #CLOUDAct provisions in the #omnibus bill - join me and call on Congress to pass it:

DYK the #CLOUDAct has been included in the Omnibus funding bill? Learn more in @BradSmi's blog:

Thanks to Senators @ChuckGrassley, @amyklobuchar, and @JeffFlake for voicing your support of the #CLOUDAct! We applaud your commitment to strengthening digital privacy.

The @vfiorg community supports data privacy and the #CLOUDAct provisions in the #omnibus bill - join me and call on Congress to pass it:

The @vfiorg community supports data privacy and the #CLOUDAct provisions in the #omnibus bill - join me and call on Congress to pass it:

Today is an important day for privacy rights around the world, for international relations, and for building trust in the technology we all rely on every day.

Twitter is a powerful tool you can use to connect with lawmakers. We've made it easy with our Tweet Congress tool ➡️

Coming soon to the Ultimate Guide to Partnering - I'll be spending time with technology leaders and partners discussing why it is so important for those of us in technology to lead the policy discussion to modernize outdated laws. #VFI #VoicesforInnovation

House leadership must act to move digital privacy law into the 21st century. @SpeakerRyan, voice your support for the #CLOUDAct!

Who can access your email data? @matteroffacttv answers this question & more in an informative video on #dataprivacy and Microsoft's warrants case.

Eager to learn more about the #CLOUDAct or #TVWhiteSpaces? Request a policy analysis today & we'll connect you with experts.

Now is the time to act on the #CLOUDAct, writes @ChertoffGroup: Read why:

.@SpeakerRyan, we need your leadership on the #CLOUDAct. We urge you to support & pass this bipartisan bill!

Don't miss a thing from the world of #techpolicy. Read this week's Executive Briefing to stay up-to-speed!

The @FCC recently unveiled a new official map of broadband access across the United States. Check out the state of internet in your county:

YOU can make a difference in international data privacy and #techpolicy. Write a letter supporting the #CLOUDAct today!

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