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Privacy Sen. Hawley blames Big Tech lobbyists for lack of progress on privacy laws: 'They've gamed the system'

Big tech companies like Google and Facebook have continually abused user privacy, hoarded personal data and lobbied against federal legislation to rein them in -- but all of that could be changing,...

Privacy YouTubers Are Lobbying FTC to Fight Child Privacy Law Expansion

In September, the FTC fined YouTube and its parent, Alphabet Inc.’s Google, $170 million for violating privacy laws by tracking children online. With the settlement, YouTube also agreed not to run ...

Privacy Tougher Money-Laundering Laws Gets Backing of Wall Street Lobby

“Who would benefit from this bill? It’s clearly big banks.” The legislation would require companies to tell regulators the names of the owners of shell companies, information the Treasury...

Privacy Tougher Money-Laundering Laws Get Backing of Wall Street Lobby

“Who would benefit from this bill? It’s clearly big banks.” The legislation would require companies to tell regulators the names of the owners of shell companies, information the Treasury...

Privacy Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Rudy Giuliani violated foreign lobbying laws in Ukraine

Earlier this week, two of Giuliani's associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested and charged with campaign finance violations.

Privacy Lobbyists for Amazon, Walmart and other big businesses are writing a law to collect Florida sales tax online

An online sales tax law would require the Internet sellers to collect and pay ... away from Puerto Rico and Jerry begins to weaken » While it’s not unusual for private lobbyists to write public ...

Privacy Tech CEOs Lobby Hard For A Federal Privacy Law; LinkedIn Loses Case Against Data-Scraper

The site also has strong backers from previous rounds, including investments from A+E Networks, The New York Times, former DoubleClick chief Kevin Ryan, Business Insider co-founder Henry Blodget, ...

Privacy Texas gun rights lobby pushing back on calls for new laws

Tripp said it was Democratic lawmakers from El Paso in the meeting who pushed for more gun laws. But it was Abbott who publicly questioned private gun sales and cited a "danger" in who might be...

Privacy Lobbyists for big tech work to stop data privacy bills

Lobbyists on behalf of tech titans like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple have been pushing to stop data privacy bills from passing through state legislatures. Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman ...

Privacy NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against background check expansion laws in months leading up to latest mass shootings

is vehemently against because it believes that constitutes a private transfer. During his national address earlier Monday, Trump did not mention background checks and focused on "red flag" laws,...

Privacy Iowa 1 of 3 states praised for strict 'revolving-door' laws prohibiting lawmakers from lobbying

Nebraska also stands in sharp contrast to neighboring Iowa, which Public Citizen praised for having one of the nation's toughest "revolving door" laws. "These folks were elected to serve the...

Privacy Apple’s statement on privacy lobbying

Apple spokesman Fred Sainz defended Apple’s involvement in efforts to pass privacy legislation ... the right to have personal data minimized or not collected at all; the right to know what customer...

Privacy Lobbying can be private, never secret: corruption watchdog

told the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law conference. “That doesn’t mean there can’t be interaction in private. But whatever takes place in private cannot be maintained as ...

Privacy Lobbying Doesn't Violate Antitrust Laws, Texas Judge Says

Judge Rosenthal also ruled that Easi-Set is protected by the Noerr-Pennington doctrine, which says that private entities are immune from liability under antitrust laws for attempting to influence ...

Privacy DNA-testing firms lobby to limit our rights to genetic privacy

But lawmakers have had little guidance as to how DNA fits into the broader context of digital privacy. The Coalition for Genetic Data Protection, as first reported by the Hill, wants Congress to ...

Privacy Consumer Confidential: DNA-testing firms are lobbying to limit your right to genetic privacy

But lawmakers have had little guidance as to how DNA fits into the broader context of digital privacy. The Coalition for Genetic Data Protection, as first reported by the Hill, wants Congress to...

Privacy DNA-testing firms are lobbying to limit your right to genetic privacy

Home DNA testing can be fun. I’ve done it for myself and for my dog. One of us unexpectedly turned out to be 3.1% Italian. The other is mostly Saint Bernard. The less-fun side of the DNA-testing ...

Privacy Consumer genetic testing companies team up to lobby on privacy policy

Anticipating more federal scrutiny of genetic privacy policies, three leading consumer genetic companies have formed an advocacy group to defend their efforts to safeguard information about their ...

Privacy Report: Church lobbying against sex abuse laws

The report, commissioned by several law firms that represent victims of clergy abuse ... abortion access or allow physician-assisted suicide -- on its own and through a private firm it contacts...

Privacy Tech Lobbyists Push to Defang California's Landmark Privacy Law

... privacy" regime that creates two different cost structures for those who can afford to protect their privacy and those who can't. The Internet Association also sponsored a bill that would ...