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Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman invites top Facebook, Google, and Twitter execs to an April 10 hearing on the “future of data privacy and social media”   —  A panel of Senate lawmakers aims to grill the top executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter next month …
Mar 26, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Leaders of House Energy and Commerce Committee ask Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the committee on an as-yet undetermined date   —  Congressional lawmakers have formally requested that Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testify at an upcoming hearing in response to reports …
Mar 22, 2018, 12:44 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Two former FTC officials say Facebook may have violated 2011 privacy consent decree as US and UK politicians demand more information from Zuckerberg personally   —  Two former federal officials who crafted the landmark consent decree governing how Facebook handles user privacy say the company …
Mar 18, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
State lawmakers in Maryland, New York, and Washington weigh bills regulating political ads on Facebook, Google, and Twitter   —  Alonzo Washington delivered a dire warning to his fellow delegates in Maryland's legislature last month: Russia might try to influence their elections, too.
Mar 2, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
At CPAC, the NRA presented FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with a “courage under fire award” and a rifle for his efforts to roll back net neutrality regulations   —  The Republicans who lead the country's top telecom agency arrived at an annual gathering of influential conservatives Friday hoping …
Feb 25, 2018, 1:30 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: proposal by an official at National Security Council for US govt. to build a 5G network is outdated, not a sign of an imminent policy announcement   —  The memo from the National Security Council that suggested otherwise is outdated.  —  The Trump administration labored to clarify …
Jan 29, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, a lobbying group for Amazon, Facebook, Google, and others, will create new campaign to improve diversity in the tech industry   —  The Internet Association told lawmakers this week that its new campaign aims to “improve diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.”
Jan 24, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Records show Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google spent ~$50M on lobbying US politicians in 2017; Google topped the list, spending $18M+   —  Immigration, net neutrality, taxes and Russia dominated tech's agenda in the nation's capital last year, per new reports.
Jan 23, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Democrats Rep. Schiff and Sen. Feinstein call for Twitter and Facebook to investigate if Russian troll accounts fueled the rise of the #releasethememo hashtag   —  This time, the fear is that they're trying to discredit an investigation into Russia's potential election meddling.
Jan 23, 2018, 12:23 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: FCC unveiling smartphone emergency alert system changes tomorrow, requires telecoms, smartphone makers to deliver alerts to specific geographic regions   —  An early look at Chairman Ajit Pai's forthcoming reform.  —  After a season of deadly hurricanes and devastating wildfires …
Jan 8, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context

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