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Martin Matishak / Politico:
President Trump signs the bill to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, extending warrantless surveillance program through 2023   —  The law tweaks the sweeping warrantless programs that intercept digital traffic of foreign targets while hoovering up the personal information of an unknown number of Americans.
Jan 19, 2018, 5:07 PMIn context
Martin Matishak / Politico:
After Equifax breach compromised the identities of 145M Americans, there was anger in Congress, but the hearings and proposals have led to no real change   —  The aftermath of the data breach played out like a familiar script: White-hot bipartisan outrage, then hearings and proposals that went nowhere.
Jan 2, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Margaret Harding McGill / Politico:
Sources: FCC CTO Eric Burger, appointed by Ajit Pai, emailed FCC commissioners' offices to express concerns about the consequences of repealing net neutrality   —  The warning challenges the FCC's official line on the planned repeal of the net neutrality rules, set for a vote Thursday.
Dec 13, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Nancy Scola / Politico:
Study: interviews with tech staffers show how Facebook, Twitter, and Google helped Trump team as part of ad services; Clinton team declined embeds   —  A study reveals employees the companies placed in the Trump campaign played a surprisingly active role in shaping its message and targeting voters.
Oct 26, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Ashley Gold / Politico:
Senators Warner and Klobuchar to introduce bill, cosponsored by McCain, to increase online political ad transparency, bring rules to parity with TV and radio   —  Sen. John McCain has become the first Republican to sign on to a draft bill from Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner …
Oct 18, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Josh Meyer / Politico:
Sources: Twitter deleted tweets and user data potentially valuable for Russia probe in keeping with its privacy policy   —  Social-media platform's strict privacy policy led to deletions of Russian information of interest to investigators.  —  Twitter has deleted tweets and other user data …
Oct 13, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context
Steven Overly / Politico:
IRS temporarily suspends its $7.2M contract with Equifax in a precautionary step as it continues to review the security of Equifax's systems   —  The IRS has temporarily suspended the $7.2 million, no-bid contract it awarded to Equifax to verify the identities of taxpayers when they create accounts on its website, the agency said today.
Oct 12, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Politico:
Sources: White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, potentially as long ago as December   —  White House tech support discovered the suspected breach after Kelly turned his phone in to tech support staff this summer.  —  White House officials believe that chief …
Oct 5, 2017, 6:25 PMIn context
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
FBI does not have to reveal the name of a vendor that unlocked San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, judge rules in FOIA lawsuit filed by Vice, USA Today, and AP   —  A federal judge has ruled that the FBI does not have to make public how much it paid last year to unlock an iPhone used …
Oct 1, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Politico:
Sources: Senate Intelligence Committee to summon Google executives over Russian election interference and questions over search results manipulation   —  The Senate Intelligence Committee will call executives from the Silicon Valley giant to help understand Russian election meddling.
Sep 27, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context

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