Amazon ramps up criticism of antitrust bill targeting tech giants

Amazon ramps up criticism of antitrust bill targeting tech giants

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon is ramping up criticism of a key antitrust bill that aims to rein in the e-commerce giant’s power, in part by trying to distance itself from the other tech giants targeted by the proposed legislation. Amazon’s vice president of public policy Brian...

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Senate Dems move to restore FTC’s ability to obtain monetary relief for scam victims

Senate Dems move to restore FTC’s ability to obtain monetary relief for scam victims

This post was originally published on this siteThe Federal Trade Commission (FTC) would regain its ability to obtain monetary relief for victims of illegal scams as part of a new bill introduced by Senate Democrats on Wednesday night. Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), along with Sens. Ben Ray...

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Klobuchar claims Ginni Thomas advocated ‘for an insurrection’

Klobuchar claims Ginni Thomas advocated ‘for an insurrection’

This post was originally published on this siteThe texts from Virginia Thomas are filled with falsehoods, and she wanted the election overturned, but she was not happy with the people who attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Senators to meet with Ukraine president to reaffirm US support

Senators to meet with Ukraine president to reaffirm US support

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators is traveling to Ukraine this week to meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials amid escalating tensions between Kyiv and Moscow.Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Chris…

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Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), the chair of the Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, on Monday said she believes Facebook knew its platform was promoting extremism and hurting its communities.Her statement comes after Facebook…

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