congress

deepfakes

Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes

Three representatives asked the Director of National Intelligence to create a report about how deepfakes could be used against the U.S. by hostile nations.
Samantha Cole
9.13.18
big telecom

T-Mobile CEO Tells Congress That Reducing Competition Will Increase Competition

T-Mobile and Sprint are trying to merge, which would make three major cell phone providers instead of four.
Karl Bode
6.29.18
net neutrality

Here's How Every Senator Voted on Restoring Net Neutrality

On Wednesday, the US Senator passed a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to overturn the FCC's repeal of net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.16.18
Futures

American Capitalism Is Suffocating the Endless Possibilities of Space

In April the US House of Representatives passed an Act that says, “Outer space shall not be considered a global commons.”
Jordan Pearson
5.10.18
net neutrality

Democratic Senators Are Officially Forcing a Net Neutrality Vote

On Wednesday, Senators officially filed their petition to force a vote on restoring net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.9.18
Facebook

Everything You Need to Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony to Congress

Facebook’s CEO and founder testified in front of House and Senate committees on data security and how the social media site is trying to improve.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
Broadband Land

Congress Keeps Asking Zuckerberg to Connect Rural America to the Internet

Senator Shelley Moore Capito and Representative Morgan Griffith each took time in the hearings to ask the Facebook CEO about his plans to expand rural broadband.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
Facebook

Let’s Talk About Mark Zuckerberg’s Claim that Facebook 'Doesn’t Sell Data'

The Facebook CEO and founder has been repeating the claim that, technically, the site doesn’t sell users’ data during his Congressional hearings.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
Facebook

Watching the Facebook Hearing in VR Was a Special Kind of Dystopia

AltspaceVR offered robots and humanoids the chance to watch democracy in action from the comfort of a virtual penthouse.
Mack DeGeurin
4.11.18
Facebook

Facebook and the Corporate Ransacking of America

The Facebook scandal is yet another example of the capitalism-led erosion of America's institutions.
Jason Koebler
4.11.18
Facebook

Ted Cruz Really Wants to Know Why Mark Zuckerberg Hates All His Favorite Facebook Pages

Ted Cruz used his time during Tuesday's hearing to transform into your crazy uncle on Facebook.
Sophie Kleeman
4.10.18
deflections

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Have AI to Detect Hate Speech In ‘5-10 years’

In Silicon Valley, everything is "5-10 years away," which is the same as saying nothing at all.
Jordan Pearson
4.10.18