Chamber of Progress Adds Crypto/Fintech Policy Director and State/Local Policy Directors

Chamber of Progress, a center-left tech policy industry association, announced the addition of three new team members, all veterans of Democratic politics. The new staff include a Director of Financial Policy who will lead the organization’s growing work on fintech issues as well as cryptocurrency and blockchain policy, and two Directors of State and Local… Continue reading Chamber of Progress Adds Crypto/Fintech Policy Director and State/Local Policy Directors

CFPB to Investigate Fintech Services

On Monday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it would begin exercising its legal authority to investigate nonbank financial institutions, applying regulations designed for banks to nonbank entities. In its announcement, the federal agency specifically mentioned its intent to include fintech services in its nonbank supervisory program, stating the intent to “level the… Continue reading CFPB to Investigate Fintech Services

New Report Details Impact of Section 230 Litigation on Small Online Providers

Chamber of Progress today released a new report detailing for the first time the impact of Section 230 litigation on individuals, non-profits, and other small online providers. Examining the history of cases against small providers who run niche websites, maintain comments sections, and foster open discussion online, the report illuminates the wide-ranging benefits of Section… Continue reading New Report Details Impact of Section 230 Litigation on Small Online Providers

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Democrats Should Disavow Ingraham/Buck Antitrust Comments

On Friday, Chamber of Progress called on Democratic antitrust leaders Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-NY) and Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) to disavow recent Republican comments suggesting antitrust legislation or regulation be used as a weapon to punish companies speaking out against discriminatory laws.  Chamber of Progress’ letter comes after remarks made last week by Rep. Ken… Continue reading Democrats Should Disavow Ingraham/Buck Antitrust Comments

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