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Trump’s 5G Plan Is More Than a Gift to His Base

The Trump re-election campaign’s wireless open access proposal was a poorly vetted scheme pos

Dear Colleague on Democrats’ Historic Progress on Advancing For The People Agenda

In the weeks ahead, we will continue to bring legislation to the Floor that puts the American people first.

Partisan Rift Threatens Federal Data-Privacy Law

In 2018, Congress set the stage to pass a sweeping consumer data-privacy law in 2019, but prospects for legislation are dimming amid sharpening divides among lawmakers over how far the federal government should go in reining in Big Tech.

Don't Hold Your Breath on Privacy

Senate Commerce Committee leaders signaled they do not expect to unveil a draft privacy bill along with the committee’s hearing on Feb. 27. “There won’t be any unveiling,” said Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS).

Is the FTC powerful enough to be an effective privacy cop? New report raises questions

The Federal Trade Commission is supposed to be the US government’s top Internet privacy cop.

House Judiciary Antitrust Chairman Cicilline wants to modernize antitrust

A Q&A with House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI). 

Groups urge FTC to break up Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Advocacy groups urged the Federal Trade Commission to order a breakup of Facebook after the agency concludes its investigation into the company’s handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The groups, led by the Electronic Privacy Information Ce

Monopoly is breaking America’s free press; it’s time to break monopoly

Open Markets Institute calls on Congress and the Federal Trade Commission to immediately investigate how to protect America’s independent news media from the power and predatory business models of Google and Facebook.

World Leaders at Davos Call for Global Rules on Tech

Leaders of Japan, South Africa, China and Germany issued a series of calls for global oversight of the tech sector, in a clear signal of growing international interest in seizing greater regulatory supervision of an industry led by the United Stat

If 5G Is So Important, Why Isn’t It Secure?

The Trump administration’s so-called “race” with China to build new fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks is speeding toward a network vulnerable to Chinese (and other) cyberattacks.