Tech companies face scrutiny from Congress over data sharing
The House Energy and Commerce Committee scheduled hearings for next month.
Equifax data breach is also being investigated by UK officials
It could lose the ability to conduct credit checks in the country.
House intel committee will release Russian-funded Facebook ads
But likely not before a Congressional hearing on November 1st.
Black lawmakers call on Facebook and Twitter to purge racist ads
Congressional Black Caucus members are calling for ad audits and other measures.
Russian Facebook ads reportedly targeted crucial swing states
Key demographics in Michigan and Wisconsin were the focus of some of the promoted posts.
Facebook: 10 million people saw Russian political ads
It promises to tighten restrictions on ad content going forward.
Facebook hands over Russia-linked ads to Congress
The ads were allegedly designed to incite political discord in the US.
Equifax stock sales prompt DOJ investigation for insider trading
Three officials sold $1.8 million in shares after the company learned of the security breach.
Congressmen call for investigation of FCC cyberattack claims
Two high-ranking members of Congress want the FCC to be more forthcoming.