Category: Congressional

DOJ to Propose Congressional Curbs to Big Tech Legal Immunity
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DOJ to Propose Congressional Curbs to Big Tech Legal Immunity

The Department of Justice (DOJ) will submit a proposal to Congress that would curb big tech’s legal immunity, according to a report released Wednesday. The DOJ proposal would restrict big tech’s legal immunity in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act if online platforms such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter fail to curb unlawful conduct on their…

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Ted Cruz on Impeachment: ‘Congressional Democrats Are Angry’ — ‘They’re Angry at the Voters’
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Ted Cruz on Impeachment: ‘Congressional Democrats Are Angry’ — ‘They’re Angry at the Voters’

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) weighed on House Democrats’ push to impeach President Donald Trump. The Texas Republican described the situation as a “circus” but argued the motivating factor was angry from Democrats. “Washington was always a circus,” Cruz said. “This is three rings with all the clowns. And…

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As tech giants face Congressional investigation, states must step up regulatory oversight too
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As tech giants face Congressional investigation, states must step up regulatory oversight too

Tiffany Olson Kleemann Contributor Tiffany Olson Kleemann is the chief executive officer of Distil Networks. She formerly served in executive roles at Symantec and FireEye and was deputy chief of staff for cybersecurity operations under President George W. Bush. More posts by this contributor Congress has begun investigations into the power wielded by tech giants Amazon, Apple,…

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Senior Congressional Black Caucus Member Endorses Joe Biden Despite Busing, Segregation Controversies
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Senior Congressional Black Caucus Member Endorses Joe Biden Despite Busing, Segregation Controversies

A senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, despite the frontrunner’s position on busing and recent praise of segregationists. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) announced she was compelled to endorse the 76-year-old former vice president after having witnessed “first hand” his “commitment to getting real work done…

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Congressional testimony reveals some faults in Facebook’s digital currency plans
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Congressional testimony reveals some faults in Facebook’s digital currency plans

As Facebook continues to lay the foundation for getting some of the world’s largest payment processing and technology companies a seat at the global monetary policy table, the company faces significant obstacles to enacting its plans from both sides of the Congressional aisle. In the second of what’s sure to be many (many many many)…

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