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Tech Oversight Project/PPP Poll: Voters in House Battlegrounds, Leadership Districts Want Congressional Action on Kids Online Safety, Support Passing KOSA

81% want President Biden and Congress to pass laws addressing social media’s harm to children and teens 78% support passing the bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act View the poll here.   WASHINGTON, DC — Today, The Tech Oversight Project released a battleground survey conducted by Public Policy Polling showing that an overwhelming majority (78%) of […]

06.17.24

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Gov. Phil Scott’s Ties to Big Tech Preceded His Veto of the Vermont Kids Code

MONTPELIER – Recent revelations about Governor Phil Scott’s campaign contributions from Big Tech lobbyists cast a troubling light on his decision to veto the widely-supported Vermont Kids Code, legislation designed to safeguard children’s online experiences. The veto and the legislature’s subsequent failure to override it comes at a time when families across Vermont are increasingly concerned about the […]

06.17.24

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The Tech Oversight Project Applauds as New York Becomes Latest State Taking Action to Protect Kids’ Safety & Privacy Online

As New York lawmakers sent the SAFE Act and a kids’ data privacy bill to Governor Kathy Hochul for her signature, The Tech Oversight Project Executive Director Sacha Haworth issued the following statement: “New York’s new law will be a significant win for protecting kids online, building on the momentum we’ve seen this year in […]

06.07.24

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The Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement Regarding Jury Decision in Google AdTech Case

The decision reflects Google’s goal of walling off the trial from the general public to shroud its deeply unpopular and damaging business practices.   WASHINGTON, DC— Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement regarding Judge Brinkema’s decision to strike the jury demand by the Department of Justice in its monopolization case against Google’s […]

06.07.24

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ICYMI: Ranking Member Pallone Promises KOSA Markup, Support to Grieving Parents

View the tweet thread here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project applauded House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ) for promising a markup of the bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA, H.R. 7891), led by Subcommittee Chair Rep. Bilirakis (R-FL) and Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL), Erin Houchin (R-IN), Kim Schrier […]

06.05.24

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LETTER: The Tech Oversight Project and Advocacy Organizations Call on Congress to Investigate Tech Companies Hiding Antitrust Evidence

View the letter here. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The Tech Oversight Project and progressive allies led a letter to House and Senate Leaders calling for their respective committees to investigate tech companies like Google and Amazon that have come under fire for blatantly destroying evidence pertinent to antitrust investigations. Just weeks ago, the Federal Trade […]

06.04.24

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KOSA Coalition Statement as Bill Advances Out of Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce

Momentum for KOSA grows as House version heads to full committee for consideration WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the KOSA Coalition applauded the passage of H.R. 7891, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA), out of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce. The bipartisan legislation led by Subcommittee Chair Bilirakis (R-FL) and Representatives […]

05.24.24
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