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EU’s plan to scan phones for child abuse material is even more invasive than Apple’s disastrous idea

'This document is the most terrifying thing I’ve ever seen.'

On May 12, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Democrats propose bill to ban surveillance advertising

Legislators say surveillance advertising is a 'toxic business model.'

On Jan 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Bipartisan bill calls for social media sites to add algorithm-free version

'Consumers should have the option to engage with internet platforms without being manipulated...'

On Nov 9, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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New proposed legislation could be the end of internet porn

SISEA is back.

On May 28, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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The CAREN Act could make racist 911 calls illegal

Will the CAREN Act stop Karens?

On Jul 8, 2020 by Bryan Rolli

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Is Vermont going to ban teens from having cellphones?

A lawmaker recently introduced legislation that would ban cellphone possession by anyone under 21 if passed.

On Jan 12, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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A list of the ghoulish ways Republicans are acting this Halloween

It's chilling.

On Oct 31, 2019 by Claire Goforth

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Senate passes legislation for monitoring deepfakes

The 'Deepfake Report Act' would require DHS to release annual reports on the state of the technology.

On Oct 25, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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New bill would ban ‘addictive’ tech features like autoplay and infinite scrolling

'Big tech has embraced a business model of addiction.'

On Jul 30, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Under North Carolina’s restrictive sexual consent laws, not even ‘no’ means no

A new bill would make it legally OK for a woman to revoke consent during sex.

On May 3, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Apple fighting against bill that would end the monopoly on authorized repair services

Forget about spending all that money on a new phone.

On Jan 25, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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West Virginia politicians get sick from raw milk after legalizing raw milk

The ghost of Louis Pasteur is all 'LOL.'

On Mar 9, 2016 by Feliks Garcia

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State lawmakers bypass Congress in broad effort to reform digital privacy laws

'When Congress doesn’t act, the states often feel the pressure directly to insert themselves into that void.'

On Jan 20, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Civil rights 2.0: What the Equality Act of 2015 means for LGBT Americans

It's the most sweeping anti-discrimination law for LGBT people ever proposed.

On Jul 23, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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New Senate bill would limit data-gathering on schoolchildren

Kids in public schools: do they deserve privacy?

On Jul 16, 2015 by Eric Geller