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Dave Levinthal / Politico:
Netflix forms PAC   —  In yet another move to boost its Washington profile, Netflix has formed a political action committee, new federal records indicate.  —  Called FLIXPAC, the committee may now make contributions donations directly to federal candidates — up to $5,000 per election.
Apr 9, 2012, 12:40 AMIn context
Mike Allen / Politico:
Exclusive: Susan Molinari to head Google's D.C. office   —  Former congresswoman Susan Molinari was named head of Google's Washington office on Thursday, increasing the tech giant's government firepower at a time of rising scrutiny from lawmakers and regulators on high-stakes issues that include privacy and antitrust.
Feb 23, 2012, 3:00 PMIn context
Politico:
Google tells FTC of progress on privacy   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Amid controversy over its plans to combine user data from search to YouTube, Google told the Federal Trade Commission in a self-assessment report that the upcoming changes in its privacy policy are fully in compliance …
Feb 13, 2012, 11:10 AMIn context
The Politico:
On PIPA, Senate in talks to yank search   —  Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) are in discussions to exempt search-result blocking from the PROTECT IP Act, sources confirmed to POLITICO.  —  Kyl made the proposal to Leahy on Wednesday.  The measure is one of the biggest sticking points …
Jan 19, 2012, 2:45 PMIn context
David Saleh Rauf / The Politico:
PATRIOT Act clouds picture for tech   —  Cloud computing is a gold mine for the U.S. tech industry, but American firms are encountering resistance from an unexpected enemy overseas: the PATRIOT Act.  —  The Sept. 11-era law was supposed to help the intelligence community gather data on suspected terrorists.
Dec 3, 2011, 10:30 AMIn context
Kim Hart / The Politico:
FCC releases damning report on AT&T/T-Mobile deal   —  The FCC is allowing AT&T to withdraw its application to acquire T-Mobile and reapply at a later date.  But in a blow to the company, the commission released a staff report that concludes the deal would cause huge job losses and eliminate a key wireless competitor.
Nov 30, 2011, 12:50 AMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
Google mulls divorcing Chamber of Commerce   —  Google is considering ditching the U.S. Chamber of Commerce out of frustration with its support for legislation that would force Internet companies to police websites that peddle pirated movies and fake Viagra.  —  The rumblings of a defection …
Nov 4, 2011, 5:05 PMIn context
The Politico:
Early D.C. Facebook hire departs   —  One of Facebook's earliest hires in Washington, Tim Sparapani, has left the social giant's Beltway lobbying team for undisclosed reasons, Facebook confirmed Monday.  —  Sparapani had served as Facebook's director of public policy since 2009 …
Oct 4, 2011, 12:55 AMIn context
Kim Hart / The Politico:
Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington   —  Google is arguably the world's most successful Internet company, and that success — and maybe what the company did to get so far, so fast — will earn it an uncomfortable spot in the hot seat Wednesday.  —  The Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee …
Sep 21, 2011, 5:45 AMIn context
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Twitter to launch political advertising   —  Trying to capitalize its status as a hub of the national political conversation, the social networking giant Twitter is beginning for the first time this week to sell political advertising, executives told POLITICO.
Sep 21, 2011, 5:05 AMIn context

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