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Tech's allies say antitrust reform would help China. Critics say it's a cheap ploy.

Industry-linked groups are reigniting those concerns during a key legislative stretch.
  • Sep 17, 2021

Why Democrats are rallying around creating a new FTC privacy bureau to police Big Tech

Some Democrats wanted a whole new agency. They found compromise on supercharging the FTC.
  • Sep 16, 2021

Wikipedia still has a moderator diversity problem. Its new chief wants to fix it.

The Wikimedia Foundation's soon-to-be CEO Maryana Iskander says dealing with harassment is key.
  • Sep 15, 2021

Wikimedia taps leader of South African nonprofit as its next CEO

Maryana Iskander says she aims to increase diversity among Wikipedia's volunteer moderators when she takes the reins of the platform's parent organization, in her first post-announcement interview.
  • Sep 14, 2021

Biden’s new tech picks are steeped in civil rights. That spells trouble for Silicon Valley.

The nominations could heighten scrutiny of how technologies may exacerbate racial and ethnic disparities.
  • Sep 14, 2021

D.C. attorney general targets Amazon’s wholesale biz in expanded antitrust suit

Amazon locks wholesalers into deals guaranteeing the tech giant makes a minimum profit, suit alleges.
  • Sep 13, 2021

Where are President Biden’s telecom picks?

The protracted FCC vacancies has led to "a lost year in policymaking," one advocate said.
  • Sep 12, 2021

Out of power in D.C., Republicans dial up tech offensive in state houses

A Texas law targeting allegations of bias by tech companies is part of a mounting trend.
  • Sep 10, 2021

Amazon enters Democrats’ crosshairs over Covid-19 misinformation

The tech giant is "profiting from the sensationalism of anti-vaccine misinformation," a top Democrat said.
  • Sep 9, 2021

Facebook's latest attempt to build a crypto empire meets familiar skepticism in Washington

The company attempts to convince regulators it has addressed concerns about its digital wallet.
  • Sep 8, 2021