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Senators Ask Treasury to Probe if Russia Can Use Crypto to Get Around Sanctions
Senators Ask Treasury to Probe if Russia Can Use Crypto to Get Around Sanctions
March 02, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Four Democratic U.S. senators Wednesday requested Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen explain how her department plans to get cryptocurrency companies to enforce economic sanctions on...

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Google May Be Luckier on Media Competition Bill Than on App Store Bill 
Google May Be Luckier on Media Competition Bill Than on App Store Bill 
February 04, 2022  |  Legal

Google just completed a week with more news headlines than it probably wanted. Some of them were very positive, like earnings in the last quarter...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Big Tech Antitrust Bill
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Big Tech Antitrust Bill
January 20, 2022  |  ANTITRUST

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved antitrust legislation that blocks some of the world’s largest tech companies from showing favoritism to their own products or...

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Big Tech’s Chorus of Critics Grows Ahead of Hill Hearing
Big Tech’s Chorus of Critics Grows Ahead of Hill Hearing
January 20, 2022  |  ANTITRUST

Thursday (Jan. 20) looms as an important day in the annals of legislation targeting and likely reshaping Big Tech. But the dominant names in the...

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ByteDance, Tencent, Added to Senate Antitrust Bill
ByteDance, Tencent, Added to Senate Antitrust Bill
January 20, 2022  |  ANTITRUST

A new antitrust bill headed to the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday (Jan. 20) has been expanded to include two Chinese social media giants. As Bloomberg...

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Apple and Google Face Moment of Truth With Senate Hearing Over Antitrust Bills
Apple and Google Face Moment of Truth With Senate Hearing Over Antitrust Bills
January 19, 2022  |  ANTITRUST

On Thursday (Jan. 20), the Senate Judiciary Committee will debate two important bipartisan bills that, if approved, would have a significant impact on the way...

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Senate Wants Answers from Tether CEO 
Senate Wants Answers from Tether CEO 
November 24, 2021  |  Cryptocurrency

U.S. Senate Banking Committee chairman Sherrod Brown recently sent a letter to Tether Holdings Limited CEO Jean-Louis van der Velde expressing concerns about stablecoins and...

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US Senate OKs $1T Infrastructure Bill, Includes Funds For EV Charging Network
US Senate OKs $1T Infrastructure Bill, Includes Funds For EV Charging Network
August 10, 2021  |  Politics

The $1 trillion Senate-approved, bipartisan infrastructure bill will help to improve the nation’s internet services, roads, bridges, pipes and ports, a Washington Post report says....

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Senate Judiciary Committee Presses Google, Amazon For Smart Home Info
Senate Judiciary Committee Presses Google, Amazon For Smart Home Info
June 23, 2021  |  ANTITRUST

The chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights has called on Amazon and Google’s Alphabet to extend more information about...

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