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ICYMI: DOJ Antitrust Funding Hangs in the Balance

Last week, House Appropriations CJS Subcommittee voted out drastic cuts to Antitrust Division WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Tech Oversight Project called out the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations for advancing a lackluster funding bill with wholly inadequate funding for the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. The bill places a cap […]

07.02.24

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Tech Oversight Project Issues Statement on Murthy v. Missouri Decision, Affirming Federal Role to Notify of Foreign and Domestic Threats

Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on “jawboning” case which threatened to outlaw communication to platforms from the government WASHINGTON, DC — Today, The Tech Oversight Project issued the following statement regarding the Murthy v. Missouri decision and the right-wing effort to block the government from communicating about domestic and foreign threats with the platforms. “In Big […]

06.26.24

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KOSA Round-Up: Advocates Demand Decisive Congressional Action on Kids Online Safety Act

With Public Support & Momentum at Their Backs, Advocates Call for Final KOSA Votes and Passage Into Law As parent advocates rally for a summer of action to push the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) over the finish line and into law, hopes that Congress will heed the public and take action this year to […]

06.25.24

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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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