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In a new post on the Inside Class Actions blog, our colleagues summarize a Nevada federal court’s May 8 dismissal of a class action complaint in Gibson v. Cendyn, the first of a series of recent algorithmic price-fixing cases to reach a final disposition.  The court found that plaintiffs failed to adequately allege

Continue Reading No Dice:  Nevada Court Dismisses with Prejudice Algorithmic Price Fixing Theories in Vegas Hotels Case

With the 2024 election cycle in full swing in the United States, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel asked her fellow Commissioners to approve a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking comment on a proposal to require a disclosure when political ads on radio and television contain AI-generated content.  This action reflects a growing concern among federal and state officials about the role that deceptive AI-generated content could play in elections. At the same time, a statement issued today from Republican Commissioner Brendan Carr makes clear that there is disagreement about the appropriateness of FCC intervention on this topic.Continue Reading FCC Chair Proposes AI Labeling for Political Ads on TV and Radio

A new post on the Covington Global Policy Watch blog discusses how Congress may overturn rules issued by the Executive Branch under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) and why the Biden Administration must finalize and publish certain rules to avoid them being eligible for CRA review.  In 2017, the Federal Communication Commission’s broadband privacy rules

Continue Reading Congressional Review Act Threat Looms Over Biden Administration Rulemakings

On March 15, 2024, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached political agreement on the European Health Data Space (EHDS).

In a series of posts on Inside Privacy, our colleagues discuss the EHDS’ key takeaways, obligations on data holders, and obligations on data users.

Continue Reading Political Agreement on European Health Data Space

On March 27, 2024, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (“CISA”) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“Proposed Rule”) related to the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022 (“CIRCIA”) was released on the Federal Register website.  The Proposed Rule, which will be formally published in the Federal Register on April 4, 2024, proposes

Continue Reading CISA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Incident Reporting

The Biden administration’s October 2023 Executive Order on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence (the “Order”) sets out an extensive list of deadlines for the various federal agencies tasked with implementing the Order’s requirements. 

We previously summarized the Order, compared its requirements with those of the EU’s AI Act, and identified initial implementation steps.  This post highlights the Order’s key actions with implementation deadlines during 1Q24. Continue Reading Anticipated 1Q24 Actions Implementing the White House AI Executive Order

In a new post on the Inside Government Contracts blog, our colleagues discuss recent developments under President Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order and the U.S. National Cybersecurity Strategy.  To read the post, please click here.

Continue Reading September 2023 Developments Under President Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order and National Cybersecurity Strategy

Earlier today, the White House issued a Fact Sheet summarizing its Executive Order on a comprehensive strategy to support the development of safe and secure artificial intelligence (“AI”).  The Executive Order follows a number of actions by the Biden Administration on AI, including its Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights and voluntary commitments from certain developers of AI systems.  According to the Administration, the Executive Order establishes new AI safety and security standards, protects privacy, advances equity and civil rights, protects workers, consumers, and patients, promotes innovation and competition, and advances American leadership.  This blog post summarizes these key components.Continue Reading Biden Administration Announces Artificial Intelligence Executive Order