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Social Media

Parler squeezed as Trump seeks new online megaphone

President Donald Trump has been kicked off of most mainstream social media platforms following his supporters’ siege on the U.S. Capitol. But it remains to be seen how fast or where — if anywhere — on the internet he will be able to reach his followers. The far right-friendly Parler had been the leading candidate,

Legal Beat

AG Brnovich Leads $113 Million Multistate Settlement with Apple Over iPhone Throttling

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a $113 million multistate settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding Apple’s 2016 decision to throttle consumers’ iPhone speeds to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones. General Brnovich, along with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, led the investigation of Apple by more than 30 states. Based

Opinion

Opinion: Big Tech’s Collision With Big Government

Over the last year, the companies making up America’s “Big Tech” have been confronted by federal and state governments pursuing antitrust investigations. In late September, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) sent draft legislation to Congress to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996. In February, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) began

Technology

Tech Titans Grilled at Congressional Antitrust Hearing

Members of a House subcommittee downloaded their frustrations on the CEOs of America’s Big Four tech giants during a heated hearing, accusing them of unfairly stifling competition. However, experts disagree on whether the hearing was a “political show” without any significant impact, or if the scrutiny could steer Congress to recommend regulatory changes. Jeff Bezos

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