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Democratic Senators Investigate Smart Televisions Amid Privacy Concerns

Democrat senators are asking federal regulators to investigate the manufacturers of smart televisions amid worries that the devices are collecting more personal information than previously though. In a letter sent Thursday to Joseph Simons, chairmen of the Federal Trade Commission, … Continue reading

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Senators Ask SEC To Launch Insider Trading Investigation Into Wilbur Ross

Three top Democrats asked the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission to open an insider trading investigation into Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in a letter sent Wednesday, nine days after Forbes first reported a suspicious transaction involving a company with ties … Continue reading

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In nearly 500 pages of answers, Facebook stonewalls some senators’ questions

Enlarge / The Facebook logo is displayed at the 2018 CeBIT technology trade fair on June 12, 2018 in Hanover, Germany. (credit: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images) Earlier this week, Facebook submitted nearly 500 pages worth of written responses to dozens of … Continue reading

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Republican senators move to block Trump’s deal to revive ZTE

Enlarge / Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton is a leading opponent of Trump's ZTE bill. (credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images) Last week the Trump administration announced a deal to lift a ban on US companies exporting technology to Chinese smartphone maker … Continue reading

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The Most Recent Chapter in the Joint Employer Saga? A Spat between the NLRB Chairman and Democrat Senators

If you have followed our blog over the past year, you are aware of the long and tortured history of the National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer standard.  The recent history starts with the Obama Board’s decision to overturn decades … Continue reading

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