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A bipartisan data privacy bill would give you more control over the information collected about you

By Anne Toomey McKenna   August 25, 2022   Data privacy in the U.S. is, in many ways, a legal void. While there are limited protections for health and financial data, the cradle of the world’s largest tech companies, like Apple, Amazon, Google, and Meta (Facebook), lacks any comprehensive federal data privacy law. This leaves U.S. … Continue reading A bipartisan data privacy bill would give you more control over the information collected about you

The Inflation Reduction Act is also an enormous climate bill. What’s in it?

By Talib Visram   July 28, 2022   Thanks to an unanticipated U-turn from Senator Joe Manchin, Senate Democrats have reached a deal on a new reconciliation bill that, if passed, would offer the most funding in history to curb carbon emissions and protect energy security. It’s framed as the Inflation Reduction Act, because it … Continue reading The Inflation Reduction Act is also an enormous climate bill. What’s in it?

Mozilla Endorses Antitrust Bill Targeting Large Tech Platforms

Mozilla Endorses Antitrust Bill Targeting Large Tech Platforms by Wendy Davis  @wendyndavis, June 14, 2022 Browser developer Mozilla on Tuesday endorsed a federal antitrust bill that would prohibit the largest online tech companies from giving their own products and services preferential treatment. The American Innovation and Choice Online Act, introduced last year by Senators Amy … Continue reading Mozilla Endorses Antitrust Bill Targeting Large Tech Platforms

New York lawmakers pass bill limiting warehouse productivity quotas

New York lawmakers pass bill limiting warehouse productivity quotas It’s now up to Governor Kathy Hochul to sign the legislation. M. Moon @mariella_moon June 4th, 2022 Michael M. Santiago via Getty Images The New York State Assembly has passed a bill that aims to limit productivity quotas in warehouses shortly after it was approved by … Continue reading New York lawmakers pass bill limiting warehouse productivity quotas

Justice Department Backs Antitrust Bill Targeting Large Tech Platforms

Justice Department Backs Antitrust Bill Targeting Large Tech Platforms by Wendy Davis  @wendyndavis, March 29, 2022 The Justice Department is backing an antitrust bill that would prohibit the largest tech companies from favoring their own products or services. “The Department views the rise of dominant platforms as presenting a threat to open markets and competition, … Continue reading Justice Department Backs Antitrust Bill Targeting Large Tech Platforms

Google Brazil Opposes ‘Fake’ News Bill That Could Help To ‘Bypass Our Systems’

Google Brazil Opposes ‘Fake’ News Bill That Could Help To ‘Bypass Our Systems’ by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, March 15, 2022   Google Brazil President Fabio Coelho has published an open letter about proposed legislation aimed at preventing the spread of false information in the country. He argues that the bill, as written, could bring negative … Continue reading Google Brazil Opposes ‘Fake’ News Bill That Could Help To ‘Bypass Our Systems’

Federal Privacy Bill Garners Support From Network Advertising Initiative, Other Business Groups

Federal Privacy Bill Garners Support From Network Advertising Initiative, Other Business Groups by Wendy Davis , Staff Writer @wendyndavis, March 11, 2021 A federal privacy bill introduced this week by Rep. Suzan DelBene, a Democrat from Washington state who previously worked for Microsoft, appears to be garnering support from business groups. DelBene’s “Information Transparency and Personal … Continue reading Federal Privacy Bill Garners Support From Network Advertising Initiative, Other Business Groups

8 Business Attributes of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg to Emulate

Max Palmer — October 25, 2019 Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg are revolutionaries. People can argue about the social or economic merits of their work, but there is no doubting that they have each had a dramatic impact on the technological world as we know it. They share many business attributes that have … Continue reading 8 Business Attributes of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg to Emulate