Most swing state voters back measure to regulate Apple, Google app stores: poll

Most swing state voters back measure to regulate Apple, Google app stores: poll

This post was originally published on this siteMost swing state voters believe that Congress hasn’t done enough to regulate Big Tech, according to a poll from the Coalition for App Fairness, which is pushing for legislation to crack down on tech giants. The poll found that 69 percent of likely...

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Amazon, Meta report record lobbying spending in 2021

Amazon, Meta report record lobbying spending in 2021

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon and Meta, Facebook’s parent company, spent record sums on federal lobbying in 2021 as they fought legislation to limit their expansive market power.  Amazon and its subsidiaries spent roughly $20.3 million to lobby Congress and the…

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Biden administration will meet with big tech firms Thursday over national security concerns in software

Biden administration will meet with big tech firms Thursday over national security concerns in software

This post was originally published on this siteBiden administration officials will meet with key software developers and major tech firms like Apple and Google on Thursday to discuss ways of making open-source computer code more secure after a critical vulnerability emerged last month that US officials said could have affected...

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