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Highlights from the Senate hearing on consumer data protection

Having a federal instead of state law govern consumer data protection will benefit tech companies.Image: Getty Images/iStockphotoOn Wednesday, representatives from some of the…
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How to Watch Twitter and Facebook Testify Before Congress Wednesday

In what's threatening to become an annual tradition, executives from Twitter and Facebook will testify before Congress Tuesday. And unlike last fall's session,…
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Congress Cut Off This Chinese Surveillance Firm, So Now Its Turning to K Street

Earlier this summer, Congress the U.S. military to The full scope of the language NDAA isnt entirely clear. But according to sources with…
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When Does the American Government Become the Trump Regime?

PARISWe are rapidly approaching the moment when we should stop referring to the American government and start referring to the Trump regime. That…
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The U.S. Government Accuses Two Chinese Phone Makers of Spying on Americans – Here’s Why We Think It’s Bullsh*t

Who needs a China-America trade war when we've got a war over ZTE and sanctions brewing within our own government?!Image: Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesAfter…
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The FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules Are Dead, but the Fight Isn’t

Federal net neutrality protections are officially dead.Today the Federal Communications Commission's rules barring internet providers from blocking or slowing content, or giving special…
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Congress’ Latest Move to Extend Copyright Protection Is Misguided

Almost exactly 20 years ago, Congress passed the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, which extended the term of existing copyrights by 20…
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Mnuchin Sees Solid Treasuries Demand After Record U.S. Borrowing

Treasury sees stage set for growth pickup over near term CBO sees U.S. budget deficit rising to $1 trillion by 2020 Source: U.S.…
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If Congress Doesn’t Understand Facebook, What Hope Do Its Users Have?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg received a less than warm welcome in Washington, DC, where he testified before a joint hearing of two Senate…
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What Would Regulating Facebook Look Like?

The drumbeat to regulate Big Tech began pounding long before the Cambridge Analytica scandal rocked Facebook—six long years ago, the Obama administration pushed…
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