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September 3, 2022, 2:10 PM

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TechCrunch:
Samsung says hackers stole some customer data, including names, contact and product registration information, in a breach of its US systems in late July 2022  —  U.S. electronics giant Samsung has confirmed a data breach affecting customers' personal information.
Richard Rubin / Wall Street Journal:
The IRS says it inadvertently posted confidential information involving ~120,000 individuals on its website before discovering the error and removing the data  —  Tax agency says error led to posting about some taxpayers with IRAs  —  WASHINGTON—The Internal Revenue Service inadvertently posted …
Reed Albergotti / Semafor:
Sources: Biden considers EOs to limit US investments in China, collection of US citizens' data by Chinese companies, and selling of US tech to Chinese customers  —  President Biden plans to sign an executive order that could dramatically limit U.S. investments in China, according to three people with knowledge of the plans.
Washington Post:
Some online disinformation experts criticize Twitter's stance on Libs of TikTok, as some US children's hospitals face threats inspired by the anti-LGBTQ account  —  Employees are warning colleagues to take action against the anti-LGBTQ account, saying it's ‘only a matter of time’ its posts lead to violence.
Debby Wu / Bloomberg:
Taiwanese prosecutors indict the head of Luxshare, a Chinese iPhone assembler, for allegedly using a shell company to take over local company Speed Tech in 2012  —  Taiwanese prosecutors have indicted the head of Luxshare Precision Industry Co. for using a shell company to surreptitiously …
Jim Brunner / The Seattle Times:
A Washington court rules Meta repeatedly violated the state's campaign finance transparency law for political ads and must pay yet-to-be-determined penalties  —  Meta, Facebook's parent company, repeatedly and intentionally violated Washington campaign-ad transparency law and must pay penalties yet …

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