Biden’s executive order allows US to review EU surveillance laws
The order establishing a new transatlantic privacy framework will allow the US to review how the EU handles surveillance.
An American executive order designed to assuage the EU’s privacy concerns will also allow the US government to review and approve European surveillance programs, according ... Read more
Biden signs executive order on US-EU privacy scheme
The new framework is designed to help US companies comply with Europe's GDPR regime.
US President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Friday that would limit the ability of American national security agencies to access people’s personal information, POLITICO reported. The order will form t... Read more
The White House invests in open-source software security
The Biden administration is investing in open-source software security. Bloomberg reports that several open-source software providers and developers were invited to a governmental meeting in mid-January 2021.
According to Bloomberg, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has invited key te... Read more
Biden adds Tim Wu as an adviser to advance big tech agenda
The White House announced on Friday that the new economic advisers and vocal big tech critic Tim Wu would help the President Joe Biden administration deal with the big tech issues cropping up. Tim Wu is expected to help the president push his agenda on the technology sector.
Most of what the adm... Read more
Biden administration says China is US’s top tech threat
Their new Guidance doc says "America, not China" will set the new world order.
The Biden administration has a new Interim National Security Guidance in which it names China as the most threatening nation the United States faces. They claim this is because China can combine its technological and ... Read more
Huawei asks US to remove its designation as a security threat
Chinese telecom giant may be hoping that the Biden administration will be sympathetic to its case.
Well, that didn't take long. Huawei has already asked a US court to overturn a Federal Communications Commission ruling made against it during the Trump presidency.
The ruling found that the Chi... Read more
Huawei’s founder hopes Biden will adopt an ‘open policy’
Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, said on Tuesday that it would be extremely difficult for the US to end sanctions that have damaged its phone business. However, he hopes that the new US administration will have an open policy.
Ren, who was making his first appearance before media since March 202... Read more
Biden’s administration promises to protect Americans from Huawei security threat
The Biden administration promises that it will do everything to safeguard the American telecom networks from 'untrusted vendors.' Some of them include Huawei, which the US has claimed is a threat to national security since before Biden became president.
The announcement was made by the White Hou... Read more
EU calls Biden a ‘new dawn’ and advocates for tougher digital laws
The European Union is almost as happy as the Americans who wanted a respite from Trump's chaotic ruling style. It hailed Joe Biden's inauguration as the United States president as a 'new dawn.' However, the EU also insisted that US tech companies need to be regulated.
The EU hopes to stop the 'd... Read more
Biden wants former Obama officials for top antitrust job
Two officials who served under Obama's administration have emerged as the front-runners for the top antitrust job at the United States Department of Justice. That is what the incoming administration under President-elect Joe Biden is aiming for.
The news was revealed to Reuters by two sources cl... Read more