Privacy and Liability in the Digital World: What’s Next From Congress in Online Regulation?

May 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Digital privacy protections are back in the news. A Federal court recently approved Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for alleged violations of consumer protection laws. Lawmakers are also raising privacy and security concerns over videoconferencing services used during the pandemic. Join Bloomberg Government experts for a discussion of federal regulation of online companies and proposed updates.

The presentation will cover:

  • Federal privacy regulation
  • The Section 230 liability shield
  • Proposals to alter those protections and address other concerns in the technology sector


Adam Taylor
Legislative Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Adam M. Taylor is a legislative analyst with Bloomberg Government. He covers technology and communications, energy and environment, immigration, and judiciary issues before Congress. Prior to joining BGOV in 2015, he was in-house federal regulatory counsel for a communications company, and an associate in the regulatory group at an international law firm. Adam has a J.D. from Georgetown Law and a bachelor's degree in history and political science from Purdue University.

Rebecca Kern
Bloomberg Government

Rebecca Kern covers technology policy on Capitol Hill for Bloomberg Government. She covers legislation dealing with privacy, cybersecurity and telecommunications. She also helps write BGov’s daily Tech and Cyber briefing newsletter.
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Daniel R. Stoller

Daniel R. Stoller covers a wide range of issues for Bloomberg Law’s Privacy & Data Security News, with a focus on U.S. legal, legislative, and regulatory enforcement issues, including the California Consumer Privacy Act and the EU's General Data Protection Regulation. He also covers cybersecurity policy, data breach litigation, and national security and law enforcement surveillance and encryption issues.