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The Banning Surveillance Advertising Act, introduced by Reps. Anna G. Eshoo of California and Jan Schakowsky of Illinois, and Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, aims to do exactly that.
Many Bay Area lawmakers were at the U.S. Capitol as it was overrun on Jan. 6, 2021.
On Thursday, as they reflected on that day, many said time has not healed wounds or political divisions.
Each one had some harsh words for what they called a lack of progress toward unity in the time since the insurrection, contrasting it to the national spirit in the wake of 9/11.
Lawmakers have spent years investigating how hate speech, misinformation and bullying on social media sites can lead to real-world harm. Increasingly, they have pointed a finger at the algorithms powering sites like Facebook and Twitter, the software that decides what content users will see and when they see it.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo (D-California) this week expanded their ongoing inquiry into the library e-book market, this time issuing a set of questions to nine major distributors. The lawmakers have asked for responses by December 9, 2021.
For years, lawmakers in Washington have threatened to overhaul Section 230, the law that shields websites from lawsuits over user content, with almost nothing to show for it.
5G is everywhere. You can’t turn on a television or visit a website without seeing an advertisement for how 5G is going to revolutionize everything. And let’s be clear, it will. And we support it.
By Anna Palmer and John Bresnahan
The money war is starting between two House Democrats vying for the ranking member post on the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee.
By Jessica Meyers
By Clare Foran