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Making the case against amendments to the FIRST STEP Act proposed by Senators Cotton and Kennedy

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Senators Seek FTC Scrutiny of Children’s Apps

A few years ago, tech companies were confronted with a common complaint from parents: their children were inadvertently spending lots of money on in-app purchases while using children’s apps. Although this led to the implementation of expanded parental control settings, … Continue reading

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Trump personally lobbying GOP senators to flip on Sessions – POLITICO

The president, who has spent a year and a half fulminating against his attorney general in public, finally got traction on Capitol Hill thanks to the growing frustration of a handful of GOP senators with their former colleague – most … Continue reading

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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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