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In pushing to protect kids online, fears grow Congress will bail on comprehensive tech reform

Can Congress do two big things at once?

On May 18, 2023 by Ben Brody

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Rep. Paul Gosar’s digital director is reportedly one of white nationalist Nick Fuentes’ ‘strongest soldiers’

The groyper once swore to 'defend the white race.'

On May 15, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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EARN IT Act set to be reintroduced next week

The controversial legislation will be back for a third time.

On Apr 18, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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TikTok’s future uncertain after CEO testifies in marathon congressional hearing

Lawmakers asked about data privacy, user safety, and TikTok's connections to the Chinese government.

On Mar 23, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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MAGA candidate thinks Biden is trying to intimidate her with extra TSA screenings

Ceci Truman said she was 'treated like a criminal.'

On Mar 22, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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GOP’s new TikTok bill faces strong resistance from leading tech advocacy groups

Tech advocacy groups staunchly opposed a bill that passed out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday.

On Mar 2, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Americans overwhelmingly want Congress to pass data protection laws

80% believe the data companies collect can cause harm.

On Feb 7, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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LGBTQ rights groups demand Senate confirm Gigi Sohn as she faces new smear campaign

Sohn continues to wait for a new hearing.

On Feb 6, 2023 by David Covucci

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Democratic senator urges Apple, Google to remove TikTok from app stores

Bennet is one of the first prominent Democrats pushing for a ban.

On Feb 2, 2023 by David Covucci

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‘Lyin King’: George Santos appears to have covered Disney musicals on the karaoke app Smule

He covered 'Let It Go' 7 times.

On Jan 31, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Congress bans TikTok from members’ phones

The Office of Cybersecurity cited 'a number of security risks.'

On Dec 28, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Congress made strides in breaking up big tech in 2022, but still has a ways to go

Athena Coalition claims Amazon spends millions on lobbying and astroturf efforts to maintain its dominance.

On Dec 19, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘My aunt cried today’: Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler‚Äôs gay nephew responds to her crying over same-sex marriage on the House floor

'You're just gonna have to learn to co-exist with all of us.'

On Dec 10, 2022 by Jack Alban

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Kids Online Safety Act could force tech companies to collect more data on minors, experts say

Over 90 advocacy groups spoke out against it.

On Nov 28, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A congressman is pushing the Treasury Department to let law-abiding crypto users get their money from Tornado Cash

The sanctioning of Tornado Cash has drawn the ire of the crypto community.

On Aug 23, 2022 by Jacob Seitz