Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

On Friday, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the foundational ruling protecting the constitutional right to abortion. The Court decision is expected to lead to total abortion bans in half of U.S. states. “Today’s Supreme Court decision will have immediate and devastating consequences for women across the country,” said Chamber of Progress CEO Adam… Continue reading Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

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Chamber of Progress Launches New Polling Site

On Thursday, Chamber of Progress launched a new microsite showing results for statewide tech policy polls in 27 states across the country. The new polling site, which presents surveys conducted since November of last year, allows users to navigate between state polls to find out which issues voters in their state prioritize and how they… Continue reading Chamber of Progress Launches New Polling Site

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Chamber of Progress Calls on FTC to Investigate Tesla

Today, Chamber of Progress sent a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan, urging the agency to investigate Tesla’s misleading advertising of “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) features. The letter raises the concern that Tesla’s cars are not autonomous vehicles (AVs) and that the FSD language lulls drivers into believing they can divert their attention while driving. The… Continue reading Chamber of Progress Calls on FTC to Investigate Tesla

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GOP on Tech Antitrust: S. 2992 Would Stop Content Moderation

Over the past week, GOP sponsors of tech antitrust legislation (S. 2992) made statements to the press and at Hill events suggesting their legislation will prevent big tech companies from moderating speech on their platforms. The statements follow concerns raised by Democratic senators that S. 2992 would block content moderation, allowing for the spread of… Continue reading GOP on Tech Antitrust: S. 2992 Would Stop Content Moderation

White House Task Force to Tackle Harmful Content Online

On Thursday, Vice President Kamala Harris announced a new White House task force dedicated to examining harmful content online and the potential for that content to feed hate and violence offline. The new task force is made up of Administration and agency officials, who will produce a report by the end of the year providing… Continue reading White House Task Force to Tackle Harmful Content Online

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NHTSA Releases Crash Statistics for Teslas, AVs

On Wednesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its first annual automated vehicle crash report, providing statistics on accidents for Level 3 through 5 autonomous vehicles as well as Teslas and other vehicles using automated driver assistance services. The report, which reveals drastically lower crash rates for AVs than for Teslas, does not… Continue reading NHTSA Releases Crash Statistics for Teslas, AVs

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MA Court Strikes App-Driver Ballot Initiative

On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled against a planned ballot initiative that would have defined gig work drivers as independent contractors and guaranteed a minimum level of earnings as well as new benefits and protections. The Court ruled that the initiative, which will no longer appear on the ballot this November, presented voters… Continue reading MA Court Strikes App-Driver Ballot Initiative

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On Hinman Speech Anniversary, Chamber of Progress Calls on SEC for Crypto Clarity

On Tuesday, Chamber of Progress sent a letter urging SEC Chairman Gary Gensler to put forward clear cryptocurrency regulations following years of regulatory ambiguity, arbitrary enforcement, and legal threats from the SEC. The letter marks the four-year anniversary of a speech by the SEC’s then-Director of Corporate Finance Bill Hinman, who commented that neither Bitcoin… Continue reading On Hinman Speech Anniversary, Chamber of Progress Calls on SEC for Crypto Clarity

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