WASHINGTON — The leaders of big U.S. technology companies came to testify about legislation that shaped the modern internet. They ended up being accused by senators of abusing their power over political speech six days before the election. “Who the hell elected you and put you in charge of what the media are allowed to report?” Sen.

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  • Legislative efforts and policy frameworks within the Section 230 debate
    In recent years, policymakers have attempted to tackle the harms [1] associated with online platforms via an ineffective bricolage of finger-pointing, performative hearings grilling various CEOs, and, ...
    09/21/2021 - 9:57 am | View Link
  • Texas Republicans’ New Push to Ban Trans Teens From Playing Sports
    Legal challenges are underway in Arkansas ... “Over the course of all three special sessions the Governor has asked legislators to pass legislation that would exclude transgender youth from ...
    09/19/2021 - 10:01 pm | View Link
  • Texas is about to pass a new law Republicans say will stop censorship of conservatives on Facebook, Twitter
    "It's an issue that Republican state legislators know will energize and agitate their base," Ari Cohn, free speech ... though legal experts say it has virtually no chance of success. The perception ...
    09/1/2021 - 7:45 am | View Link
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  • Bloomberg Industry Group
    Bloomberg Industry Group provides guidance, grows your business, and remains compliant with trusted resources that deliver results for legal, tax, compliance, government affairs, and government contracting professionals.
    09/24/2021 - 6:07 am | View Website
  • Techmeme: Following Texas' abortion law, tech companies ...
    The essential tech news of the moment. Technology's news site of record. ... @Lyft has created a Driver Legal Defense Fund to cover 100% of legal fees for drivers sued under SB8 while driving on our platform. ... but production issues may cause the new models to ship late or in limited quantities — This is the free version of Power On. If you ...
    09/23/2021 - 10:36 pm | View Website
  • Democrats, Energy and Commerce Committee
    Energy and Commerce committee announces a hearing on compensating collegiate athletes for their name, image, and likeness.
    09/23/2021 - 10:22 pm | View Website
  • American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also called the COVID-19 Stimulus Package or American Rescue Plan, Pub L. No. 117-2 (March 11, 2021), is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by the 117th United States Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021, to speed up the United States' recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ...
    09/23/2021 - 9:25 pm | View Website
  • memeorandum: Republicans Are Settling on a Strategy for ...
    Lab-grown woolly mammoths could walk the Earth in six years if geneticist's new start-up succeeds — Tech entrepreneur Ben Lamm is helping to fund a project by Harvard geneticist George Church to revive the woolly mammoth. — The project, called Colossal, aims to create a calf in as little as six years, Church told CNBC.
    09/20/2021 - 5:03 pm | View Website
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