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Politico:
Sources: White House Chief Digital Officer Gerrit Lansing out after failing FBI background check; one source says failure was due to investment issues   —  White House Chief Digital Officer Gerrit Lansing was among the six staffers who were dismissed from the White House last week after being unable …
Feb 22, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Li Zhou / Politico:
Republican Senator Jeff Flake plans to introduce resolution to roll back FCC's broadband privacy rules; sources say 12 co-sponsors were lined up as of last week   —  — Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) confirmed to Ashley on Wednesday that he plans to introduce a resolution that would roll …
Feb 15, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Politico:
Sources: President Trump will tap sitting GOP FCC commissioner Ajit Pai, a fierce critic of net neutrality, to lead the agency   —  President Donald Trump will tap Ajit Pai to lead the FCC in the new administration, elevating the sitting GOP commissioner to the top spot overseeing …
Jan 20, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Sources: Trump considering Utah attorney general Sean Reyes, who urged FTC to re-open antitrust probe of Google last year, for FTC chairman   —  President-elect Donald Trump is considering tapping Sean Reyes, the attorney general of Utah, as the next chairman of the FTC, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
Jan 17, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context
Politico:
At least five publishing partners say they had no advance notice Medium would stop selling its native ad unit “Promoted Stories”   —  On Wednesday, Medium co-founder Evan Williams announced in a blog post that the publishing platform would abandon its strategy to sell native advertising …
Jan 5, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context
Heather Caygle / Politico:
GOP approves new fines of up to $2.5K for Congress members who livestream or take photos from House floor; Dem. John Larson blasts the move as unconstitutional   —  Republicans barreled ahead with a plan to fine members who use their phones to broadcast future floor protests …
Jan 4, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
US government now presents travelers entering on visa waiver program with optional request to provide names of their social media accounts   —  NEW YORK — The U.S. government quietly began requesting that select foreign visitors provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving …
Dec 22, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Politico:
Democratic FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he will resign on January 20, which will allow a new Republican majority to begin dismantling Obama-era regulations   —  Democratic FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said today he would resign, ending months of will-he or won't-he speculation about his plans.
Dec 15, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Nancy Scola / Politico:
Source: Twitter was left out of Donald Trump's tech summit over refusal to create #CrookedHillary emoji, which was part of a larger $5M deal with the campaign   —  Twitter was told it was “bounced” from Wednesday's meeting between tech executives and President-elect Donald Trump in retribution …
Dec 14, 2016, 3:39 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
IBM announces plan to hire 25K new workers in the US over the next four years, including 6K the next year, and a $1B investment for training and development   —  IBM CEO Ginni Rometty announced Tuesday that her company would hire 25,000 new workers over the next four years …
Dec 14, 2016, 7:55 AMIn context

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