TikTok ban a bipartisan effort on Capitol Hill
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are joining forces, introducing legislation to ban Chinese-owned mobile application TikTok from phones as questions continue about security risks.
New House oversight subcommittee a 'better use of Congress' time' than anti-tech laws: CEI
The Competitive Enterprise Institute is hailing the formulation of a new House subcommittee charged with oversight of government's alleged collusion with tech companies
School districts blocking ChatGPT amid fears of cheating, educators weigh in on AI
School districts are banning a new artificial intelligence-powered chatbot that can respond to prompts on demand, such as writing complex essays.
Lawmakers push for vote on bipartisan Big Tech antitrust bill before 2022 ends
House and Senate lawmakers say Congress should rein in Big Tech companies by passing bipartisan antitrust legislation before Congress ends next week.
Mass. health officials worked with Google to covertly install COVID ‘spyware’ into 1M phones, lawsuit claims
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is facing a class-action lawsuit for covertly installing a Google tracking app on over 1 million Android phones without users' permission.
Frequent MSNBC guest ripped for plotting to strip Elon Musk of US citizenship: ‘Stupid and incompetent’
A variety of Twitter users mocked commentator Dean Obeidallah after he declared that he was launching an inquiry into industrialist Elon Musk's immigration records.
Andrea Mitchell, Ben Collins worry Elon Musk will enable ‘foreign interference’ on Twitter
MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell spoke on a Monday episode of her show with a panel of guests including NBC’s Ben Collins about the implications of Twitter’s new leadership.
Trump makes first comments about Twitter since Musk takeover: 'Very happy'
Former President Donald Trump said he is "very happy" Twitter is in "sane hands," his first comments about Elon Musk's social media acquisition.
Truth Social CEO voices support for Kanye West’s Parler acquisition: ‘Absolutely necessary’ for free speech
Truth Social CEO Devin Nunes argues Kanye West's acquisition of Parler contributes to a "free and open internet" that's "parallel" to Big Tech companies like Amazon and Twitter.
Big Tech creating big danger? GOP lawmakers signal social media is ‘facilitating’ border crisis crimes
GOP Reps. Kat Cammack and Tony Gonzales slam Big Tech and the Biden administration for being complicit in "facilitating" human and drug smuggling crimes along the southern border.
Truth Social now available in Samsung Galaxy Store
Samsung has added former President Trump’s Truth Social to its Galaxy app store, despite still working on getting the platform into Google's store.
Arizona AG announces $85 million Google settlement over location privacy lawsuit
Arizona AG Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday that his office had secured an $85 million settlement with Google over its lawsuit over the company's policies on location data.
DuckDuckGo, Mozilla and others support bill to reign in Big Tech's power
Giant tech companies like Alphabet's Google and Meta's Facebook may be facing further regulation if a bill brought forward by Sen. Amy Klobuchar is passed.
Former Trump advisers warn Big Tech breakups could make the US vulnerable to China
Former Trump advisers warn GOP busting up censorship-happy Big Tech companies could be playing right into the hands of the Chinese Communist Party.
Truth Social does not ‘want to be beholden to Google': Devin Nunes
Trump Media and Technology Group CEO Devin Nunes noted on Friday that Truth Social is attempting to build its own ad platform “because we don't want to be beholden to Google.”
GOP-led legislation would force breakup of Google’s ad business
A bipartisan group of senators led by Utah Republican Mike Lee introduced legislation Thursday that would take aim at conflicts of interest in the advertising technology industry and force Google to break up its dominant online-ad business.
GOP primary voters overwhelmingly want Congress to crack down on Big Tech, survey finds
Republican primary voters by a large margin want action from Congress to regulate Big Tech giants, a new poll finds.
DeSantis looks to hold Twitter board 'accountable' for response to Musk's buyout bid
Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that Florida will seek ways to hold Twitter's board of directors “accountable” over their response to billionaire Elon Musk's bid to take the company private.
Elon Musk toys with Twitter hours after becoming its largest stakeholder: 'Do you want an edit button?'
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, hours after buying a multibillion-dollar stake in Twitter, teased the world with the prospect of an edit button Monday.
Montana AG launches investigation into TikTok for allegedly serving harmful content to children
Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen launched a comprehensive investigation into TikTok for allegedly serving harmful content to children and for publicly misrepresenting the "dangers" of its social media platform.