Our Working Groups are committees focused on specific issue areas. Each group meets regularly to engage with policymakers, regulators, and representatives from the Administration. They also develop strategies to advance the goals of the collective group.

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    Automated Vehicles

    Automated Vehicles (AV):

    To educate policymakers, regulators, the media, consumers and the business community about the benefits of automated technologies; advocate for rational federal requirements that encourage innovation, research and development, and technology growth; and conduct a consumer campaign socializing automated vehicles to incentivize adoption.

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    Unmanned Aerial Systems

    Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS):

    To educate the public and policymakers about UAS’—how they are used and why they are important and support policies that enhance C_TEC members’ ability to operate UAS’ in the US.

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    New Economy

    New Economy:

    To demonstrate how technology addresses and solves everyday problems impacting Americans; measurably shift the perception of tech companies operating in a bubble by highlighting how tech companies collaborate with different stakeholders across various industries throughout America; develop and commence a campaign that effectively documents the efforts of tech companies to solve significant challenges facing everyday Americans and that advocates for policy changes to create an environment that allows them to maximize progress when solving those problems.

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    Telecommunications & E-Commerce

    Telecommunications & E-Commerce:

    To educate policymakers, consumers, and businesses on the value of the digital economy and the elements necessary to power e-commerce such as data and connectivity and to advocate for policies that enable online and broadcast commerce to thrive.

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    Data Privacy


    To bring together members from all industry sectors with the goal of passing balanced federal legislation that protects consumers and promotes innovation. The Working Group also monitors state and local privacy legislation and works to develop evidence-based solutions to address the issue of consumer and government privacy.

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    Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence:

    To educate the public and policymakers on the different types, uses, and policy challenges associated with artificial intelligence, and coordinate industry efforts to effectively advocate for a favorable policy environment.

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