Ashley Gold

Democrats Brace for 'Tug of War' with Tech

The tech industry could face a reckoning on privacy if a blue wave puts the House in Democrats' hands.

US, Europe threaten tech industry's cherished legal 'shield'

In the US and European Union, a series of two-decade-old legal provisions dating to the web’s early days allow internet companies to host content posted by users without being legally responsible for it.

Sen Thune eyes 2019 for privacy legislation push

As the Senate Commerce Committee prepares to bring in tech and telecom officials for a hearing on consumer privacy, Chairman John Thune (R-SD) has suggested Congress should legislate.

House Majority Leader McCarthy Mulls Google Hearing

Two days after saying an “invite will be on its way” to Google to respond to allegations of bias against conservatives, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said the plan is still in progress.

Twitter says President Trump not immune from getting kicked off

Twitter said that not even President Donald Trump is immune from being kicked off the platform if his tweets cross a line with abusive behavior.

How President Trump could hurt Google

While President Donald Trump has few direct ways of going after Google, his administration and allies in Congress could find ways to make life difficult for the company. Antitrust officials at the Justice Department or Federal Trade Commission, fo

The GOP's midterm playbook: Bash tech

Republican leaders and lawmakers are setting their sights on a new target as they head into a difficult midterm election: an increasingly-powerful tech industry they view as biased against conservatives.

Whose boats is tech really lifting?

The U.S. technology industry has grown into one of America's most powerful and prestigious business sectors, now including 4 of the 5 most valuable companies in the world.

Next Up on Net Neutrality

House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced plans to introduce a net neutrality bill soon. “Everybody is for a free and open internet, and that is what we want to preserve," Chairman Blackburn said i

Privacy Rules Overturned; Next Up, Title II?

The White House has already said President Donald Trump plans to sign the resolution using the Congressional Review Act to rescind the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy rules.