• Journalism Protection Bill Needs Rewrite, Groups Say
    A problematic bill that aims to protect journalism by allowing news organizations to band together in negotiations with Google and Facebook is drawing more opposition this week.
  • New GOP Bill Would Force Web Platforms To Host All 'Lawful' Speech
    A new bill introduced in the Senate Thursday would prevent Google, Facebook, Twitter and other large tech platforms from removing any lawful speech posted by users.
  • First Amendment Trumps Biometric Privacy Law, Amazon Says
    Amazon intends to defend itself against claims that it violated an Illinois biometric privacy statute by arguing that the law is unconstitutional.
  • Facebook-Funded Report Accuses Apple Of Depriving Consumers Of Choices
    "Apple's update goes beyond any legitimate protection of users' privacy interests," two professors write in a report funded by Facebook.
  • Opt-In Privacy Bill Advances In New York
    A sweeping privacy bill introduced recently in New York cleared its first hurdle this week, when it was approved by the state Senate Consumer Protection Committee.
  • New York Lawmaker Introduces Broad Privacy Bill
    "Behavioral advertising generates profits by turning people into products and their activity into assets," the bill states.
  • Broadband Industry Financed Phony Comments Against Net Neutrality
    "In April 2017, the country's largest broadband companies banded together to fund a campaign to generate millions of comments for the FCC's 2017 net neutrality rulemaking proceeding," a new report by the New York Attorney General says.
  • Supreme Court Ruling Requires Dismissal Of FTC's Antitrust Case, Facebook Says
    "The Supreme Court's decision and its reasoning support Facebook's argument that the FTC's suit improperly circumvents limits on its authority," the company writes in papers filed this week with U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg in Washington, D.C.
  • FTC Loses Leverage Against Fraudsters
    The Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for the FTC to obtain restitution for people harmed by deceptive or fraudulent practices.
  • GOP Floats New Curbs On Tech Companies
    Republican staff in the House suggest broadening the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, limiting Section 230 protections
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