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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 ...

Privacy Tech Lobby: Internet Giants Spend Record Amounts, Electronics Firms Trim Budgets

So contrary to what Trump says, Amazon does support internet taxes. Similarly ... Google has been a strong supporter of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387), a bill introduced in January 2017 that...

Privacy Facebook’s lobbying practices on data privacy are called into question

Spotlight now on how Facebook targeted politicians around the world to influence data privacy legislation. New claims have been made that Facebook lobbied legislators around the world – including...

Privacy Facebook Threatened Europe with aggressive global lobbying against data privacy laws

Increasingly technology companies are spending big money on lobbying politicians and government with Facebook and Amazon among the top spenders. Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of ...

Privacy Enda Kenny did not lobby for Facebook on internet privacy, watchdogs say

The State’s current and former data watchdogs have said former taoiseach Enda Kenny did not lobby them to take a softer approach on regulating internet privacy covering personal data on behalf of...

Privacy Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

Facebook has targeted politicians around the world – including the former chancellor, George Osborne – promising investments and incentives while seeking to pressure them into lobbying on...