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Justin Sink / The Hill:
Obama meets with CEOs of Facebook, Netflix, Dropbox, Box, and others over spy reforms   —  Obama's move to relieve snooping fears  —  President Obama and senior administration officials huddled with top technology executives Friday to discuss progress on the president's proposed reforms …
Mar 21, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
Cell phone freedom bill passes House   —  Legislation aimed at letting people use their cell phones with any mobile carrier they wish was narrowly approved by the House today, after several Democrats opposed the bill due to a last minute change in the text.  —  House Republicans called …
Feb 25, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Megan R. Wilson / TheHill:
Twitter quietly joins The Internet Association to ramp up their lobbying presence in DC   —  Twitter's quiet power play  —  Without fanfare, Twitter has upped its lobbying presence in Washington by joining The Internet Association.  —  The company's name was quietly slipped this week …
Feb 8, 2014, 12:45 AMIn context
Justin Sink / TheHill:
Obama to unveil NSA reforms on Jan. 17   —  President Obama will unveil his proposed reforms to the nation's surveillance programs in a speech next Friday, Jan. 17, the White House announced.  —  “He will be remaking remarks to discuss the outcomes of the work that has been done in the review process …
Jan 10, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Kate Tummarello / TheHill:
Snapchat hires lobbyists for the first time   —  The social network Snapchat has hired lobbyists in Washington for the first time.  —  Snapchat — which allows users to send photos and videos that disappear after a certain amount of time — has hired the powerhouse K Street firm Heather Podesta + Partners …
Jan 6, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Kate Tummarello / The Hill:
ACLU sues for info on surveillance-enabling executive order   —  The ACLU is suing the government for more information about how intelligence agencies conduct surveillance under an often-cited executive order.  —  The civil liberties group — along with the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic …
Dec 31, 2013, 4:45 PMIn context
Justin Sink / The Hill:
NSA review panel to make 46 reform recommendations today, Obama to weigh in after holidays   —  White House to release NSA reform report  —  The White House on Wednesday will release an independent report outlining 46 recommendations to reform the nation's top-secret surveillance programs, press secretary Jay Carney said.
Dec 18, 2013, 1:30 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / TheHill:
White House considers civilian for NSA chief   —  White House is considering whether to name a civilian to lead the National Security Agency for the first time ever.  —  No decision has been made yet, but officials have drafted a list of possible civilian candidates for the post …
Nov 9, 2013, 6:20 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / The Hill:
NSA chief likely to lose cyber war powers   —  Senior military officials are leaning toward removing the National Security Agency director's authority over U.S. Cyber Command, according to a former high-ranking administration official familiar with internal discussions.
Nov 4, 2013, 5:25 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley:
Senate confirms Wheeler to lead FCC   —  The Senate unanimously confirmed Tom Wheeler, an investor and former industry lobbyist, to be chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday.  —  The vote was delayed for two weeks by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who expressed concern about Wheeler's views on political disclosure rules.
Oct 29, 2013, 9:30 PMIn context

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