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Martin Matishak / Politico:
Senate unanimously confirms Trump's pick to lead the NSA and US Cyber Command, Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, who is replacing Navy Admiral Mike Rogers   —  The Senate Tuesday quietly confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.
Apr 24, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Adam Behsudi / Politico:
Trump announces plans to levy tariffs on ~$60B of Chinese-made goods; source says list of targeted products, coming within 15 days, will mostly focus on tech   —  President Donald Trump will escalate economic tensions with China by unveiling on Thursday extensive new trade restrictions …
Mar 22, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Paul Roberts / Politico:
A look at Mid-Columbia Basin, WA, where 15-30% of all bitcoins may be mined in 2018 due to cheap power there, as utilities deal with a crazy power demand spike   —  Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space.  Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.
Mar 11, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
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

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