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Alex Byers / Politico:
Napster co-founder Sean Parker to run Brigade, a startup that aims to boost civic engagement   —  Napster co-founder Sean Parker to lead civic startup  —  Big tech industry players want to help get out the vote and are pouring millions into a new start-up to boost American civic engagement.
Apr 14, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
House Intel leaders unveil surveillance reforms   —  House Intelligence leaders on Tuesday unveiled a plan to curtail the NSA's ability to collect phone call data in bulk, but the effort differs from proposals from other top lawmakers and the White House.  —  Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) …
Mar 26, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Barack Obama to meet again with tech CEOs about NSA   —  President Barack Obama will huddle with “tech CEOs” on Friday to “continue his dialogue with them on the issues of privacy, technology, and intelligence,” according to a White House official.  —  The Obama administration declined …
Mar 21, 2014, 2:00 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Comcast's PAC donated to campaigns of most Congress members regulating Time Warner Cable merger   —  Comcast spreads cash wide on Capitol Hill  —  There's little that tends to unite a leading liberal like Dick Durbin and a conservative firebrand like Ted Cruz.
Mar 10, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech's biggest players hire first NSA lobbyist   —  Apple, Google, Facebook and five other technology giants that have banded together in their calls for surveillance reform officially registered a Washington lobbyist on Thursday.  —  The new hire — tasked to represent a coalition that also includes AOL …
Feb 7, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
White House chooses former Microsoft Office VP Kurt DelBene to lead HealthCare.gov overhaul   —  White House to tap Microsoft exec to fix Obamacare site  —  The White House is tapping the private sector for its next point man to fix the troubled Obamacare website.
Dec 17, 2013, 12:16 PMIn context
Matthew M. Aid / Politico:
Review panel will reportedly recommend sweeping changes to NSA's electronic surveillance operations but allow some controversial programs to continue   —  Slobberknockered: The Tough Hit the NSA Didn't See Coming  —  How a toothless bureaucratic commission went all Snowden on the NSA.
Dec 17, 2013, 10:30 AMIn context
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Judge: NSA phone program likely unconstitutional   —  A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency program which collects information on nearly all telephone calls made to, from or within the United States is likely unconstitutional.  —  U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon found …
Dec 16, 2013, 1:55 PMIn context
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Anthony Foxx: DOT will consider banning cell phone calls on planes   —  The Transportation Department will look at banning cell phone calls during airplane flights — a move that could render moot an upcoming decision by the FCC on loosening the long-standing restrictions.
Dec 12, 2013, 4:50 PMIn context
Politico:
NSA surveillance review panel temporarily shut down after staff is furloughed   —  Surveillance panel shut down  —  A panel President Barack Obama set up in August to assess the government's use of surveillance technologies hit some turbulence related to the government shutdown last week …
Oct 7, 2013, 8:55 AMIn context

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