As policy counsel at NetChoice, Jennifer analyzes technology-related legislative issues at both the state and federal level. Her portfolio and research interest include issues related to data privacy, antitrust, online content moderation including Section 230, transportation innovation, and the regulatory state.
Before joining NetChoice, Jennifer served as the Director of Technology and Innovation Policy for the American Action Forum and a Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center. Her academic writing has been published in the Colorado Technology Law Journal, the Oklahoma Law Review, and the George Mason University Law Review. She has appeared on CNBC, FoxBusiness, and CSPAN as well as local television and radio outlets to discuss technology-related issues and her opinion commentary has appeared in a wide-range of outlets including Slate, Morning Consult, the Chicago Tribune, and Business Insider. She has also testified before Congress and state legislatures.
Jennifer is originally from Alabama and is a member of the Alabama State Bar. Prior to law school served as a Teach for America corps member in the Mississippi Delta where she taught upper elementary school math. Jennifer currently resides in Arlington, Virginia and in her free time enjoys running marathons and volunteering with the Junior League of Northern Virginia.
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This live podcast explores what investigations into big tech tell us about innovation and antitrust, as well as the current concerns regarding these firms’ market power and conduct.Listen to this podcast
How can data privacy enforcement provide clarity for businesses while protecting the public from harm? What might be the best enforcment options available to the FTC and state attorneys general going forward? Jennifer Huddleston and Ian Adams discuss.Listen to this podcast
In this episode, Jennifer Huddleston and Brent Skorup discuss how contact-tracing might work here, what privacy concerns it might involve, and what it means for data privacy going forward.Listen to this podcast
Do recent state privacy rules, like California’s CCPA, impinge on free speech, violate the dormant commerce clause, or are they preempted by other federal laws? Ian Adams and Jennifer Huddleston Discuss.Listen to this podcast
This episode explores the implications of private rights of action under laws like Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act. Are the paramaters around these private rights of action too vague and susceptible to abuse? Experts discuss this question and more.Listen to this podcast
In this episode, Ashley Baker and Jennifer Huddleston discuss the implications of the famous privacy case, in which the Supreme Court decided that the warrant-less seizure of the plaintiff’s cell phone records violated his Fourth Amendment rights.Listen to this podcast
With emerging debates around facial recognition technology, the issue of regulating biometric access technologies has become more prominent. San Francisco, notably, has banned government use of facial recognition, and states like Illinois and Texas have also begun more aggressive regulations on biometrics. The implications of these technologies and the rules to limit their use with regard to civil liberties are explored and explained in this podcast.Listen to this podcast