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Eric Geller

Eric Geller is the Morning Editor and a political reporter at the Daily Dot. In addition to running the site in the early morning hours, he writes about technology policy, including cybersecurity, surveillance, encryption, and privacy. He reports from Washington and handles most of the site’s regulatory, congressional, and judicial coverage. He is interested in—some would say obsessed with—'Star Wars,' Twitter, and puns.
 an illustration of a computer screen with the House of Representatives logo on it Reps. Will Hurd and Ted Lieu tell their colleagues to up their cybersecurity game
Wouldn't we all feel more comfortable knowing our representative used WhatsApp?
illustration with Tim Cook's face on one side, Modi's face on the other, and an iPhone in the middle Apple's Tim Cook and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently discussed encryption
Modi apparently urged Cook to accept limits on encryption by saying it would help stop cybercrime.
donald trump illustrated inside the nra logo Donald Trump scores NRA endorsement, promises to end gun-free zones
Trump also falsely said that Hillary Clinton 'wants to abolish the Second Amendment.'
 An illustration of the globe with Ethernet cables wrapping around it. Conservative senators call for a stop to U.S. secession of control over key Internet functions
'The proposal will significantly increase the power of foreign governments over the Internet.'
computer screen with the words "rule 41" Senators introduce bill to block 'dramatic' changes to electronic search warrant rules
These lawmakers say there's more to this obscure rule change than meets the eye.
illustration of a red supreme court building Justice Don Willett, one of Trump's top Supreme Court picks, totally hates him
One of his potential nominees called him 'Darth Trump.'