Technology

Technology-based industries and businesses create tremendous growth and opportunity in the U.S. economy and are essential to competing in an interconnected world. Outdated laws and regulations impede U.S. technological innovation and deployment.

The U.S. Chamber and the Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) promote market-based solutions, policies that foster investment in technology research and deployment, and balanced regulatory treatment of technical platforms.

Recent Activity

LetterJan 04, 2018 - 1:00pm

Hill Letter to Rep. Blackburn Supporting Introduction of H.R. 4682, the Open Internet Preservation Act

Dear Representative Blackburn: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauds your leadership on issues related to regulatory certainty and the future of the internet by introducing H.R. 4682, the “Open Internet Preservation Act.”

Above the FoldDec 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
Attendees try out Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 smartphones at a media event in Seoul, South Korea.

How Can Asia Grow its Digital Economy?

Policymakers must be wary of short-sited or inward-looking policies.

Press ReleaseDec 14, 2017 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Supports FCC’s Repeal of Public Utility Treatment of Broadband, Encourages Congress to Protect Net Neutrality Principles

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement today following the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to repeal public utility-style regulation of the internet:

Above the FoldDec 05, 2017 - 9:00am
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai.

It’s the End of Internet Regulation as We Know It (And We’ll Be Fine)

Internet users and consumers can rest assured that a free and open internet will continue to exist for the foreseeable future.

Op EdNov 29, 2017 - 10:15am

Americans embrace a shared-ride future

By Tim Day, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC)

Above the FoldNov 15, 2017 - 9:00am
People entering the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Three Ways to Bring Communications Regulations into the Digital Age

Policymakers must cut the analogue red tape of yesterday for the technologies of today.

CommentNov 14, 2017 - 3:30pm

C_TEC Submits Comments to NHTSA on Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ("NHTSA") recently issued Notice and Request for Comments on Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety (the "Voluntary Guidance") advances the dialogue on the appropriate national framework to facilitate the investment and innovation necessary for U.S. companies to claim a leadership role in this new era of transportation. The U.S.

Op EdNov 09, 2017 - 1:30pm

Op-Ed: Technology is essential to future of small businesses across America

Technology has changed the global economy and our business landscape several times over, and we're in the midst of yet another fundamental shift. Advances in artificial intelligence and the decreasing cost of computing power promise to change the way people work and communicate over the next century. Just as the industrial revolution empowered entrepreneurs to build iconic enterprises like Ford and Black & Decker, there are already signs of how the digital revolution is helping Main Street take a competitive edge.

EventNov 06, 2017 - 7:30am to 7:30pm
Privacy Design Lab

Privacy Design Lab

The Chamber is bringing together technologists, designers, policy experts, and regulators, to group-think around one of data protection's stickiest design issues: consent management.