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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 to build a 5G network is outdated, not a sign of an imminent policy announcement   —  The memo from the National Security Council that suggested otherwise is outdated.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
Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, representing Amazon, Facebook, Google and others, says it will join upcoming lawsuit against net neutrality repeal as an intervening party   —  The companies will intervene in a coming lawsuit through their trade group, the Internet Association.
Jan 5, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
FCC releases final text of the order overturning net neutrality and statements from Pai, O'Rielly and Carr in support and Rosenworcel and Clyburn in opposition   —  It's long!  —  Roughly a month after the Federal Communications Commission voted to scrap the U.S. government's net neutrality rules …
Jan 4, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his scheduled appearance at CES after receiving death threats   —  The threats have intensified following an FCC vote to repeal net neutrality rules.  —  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his scheduled appearance …
Jan 4, 2018, 4:39 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Facebook launches tool that shows if you followed or Liked Russia-linked US election related accounts on Facebook and Instagram between Jan. 2015 and Aug. 2017   —  Not all users who saw that content, however, can take advantage of a new tool out today.  —  Facebook has rolled out its new hub …
Dec 22, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context

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