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10.17.19
Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward
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Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward

It would give the FTC more power to punish tech companies over data privacy violations.

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09.26.19
Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech
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Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech

It’s drafting laws that it hopes federal lawmakers will adopt.

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09.18.19
Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate
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Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate

House lawmakers are planning legislation to probe tech giants.

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09.18.19
California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy
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California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash aren't thrilled by it, however.

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09.15.19
New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes
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New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes

It's also stepping up efforts to curb the marketing of e-cigs to teens.

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07.30.19
Senator wants to ban 'addictive' social network features in new bill
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Senator wants to ban 'addictive' social network features in new bill

Endless scrolling and autoplaying videos would be things of the past.

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07.29.19
Bipartisan highway bill proposes $1 billion for EV charging corridors
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Bipartisan highway bill proposes $1 billion for EV charging corridors

Another $3 billion could go to reducing highway-related carbon emissions.

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