Press Release

Primer: Congressional Tech Priorities After the Midterms

In a new primer, Director of Technology and Innovation Policy Jeffrey Westling reviews major pieces of technology legislation introduced in this Congress and outlines areas of both bipartisan agreement and debate.

Key points:

  • Congress has considered a wide range of bills designed to regulate the technology sector, covering topics such as competition policy, privacy, and spectrum management.
  • Congress has made regulation of the technology sector a priority, and many of the bills enjoy bipartisan support.
  • To date, however, Congress has failed to pass any major piece of legislation in the area.

Read the analysis