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The Hill
Trump orders tariffs on solar panel imports | Supreme Court rules against Trump on clean water rule | Montana implements net neutrality rulesyear after, before phasing out entirely. The first 2.5 gigawatts of imports eac
The Hill / Posted 15 hours ago
year after, before phasing out entirely. The first 2.5 gigawatts of imports each year are exempt. ON TAP FOR TUESDAY A Senate Commerce subcommittee holds a hearing on "Surface Transportation Security: Addressing Current and Emerging Threats."... Read more
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The Hill
Emergency alert system under scrutiny after Hawaii mishapin the coming days to reopen the government they will be able to turn their att
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in the coming days to reopen the government they will be able to turn their attention to some pressing tech issues. The Senate Commerce Committee is slated to hold a hearing on Thursday examining the nation's Wireless Emergency Alert system,... Read more
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CircleID
Industrial Plant Attack Generates Renewed Concerns Over Critical Infrastructure Hacking Threatsface increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO
CircleID / Posted 3 days ago
face increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer apologized today at the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing regarding massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian... Read more
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The Hill
Twitter finds over 1,000 new Russian-linked accountsof communication with election officials, among other steps. Twitter’s announc
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
of communication with election officials, among other steps. Twitter’s announcement comes after it testified before the Senate Commerce Committee earlier this week. Though the hearing focused on extremists' use of Twitter as well as Facebook's... Read more
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The Hill
Senate extends NSA spy program | Apple to allow customers to disable phone slowdowns | Amazon down to 20 HQ2 finalists | Facebook gets first black board memberhas been under fire after it was revealed the company slowed down older iPhones
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has been under fire after it was revealed the company slowed down older iPhones to let their batteries last longer. SENATE COMMERCE APPROVES FULL TERM FOR FCC COMMISSIONER: The Senate Commerce Committee voted to confirm Commissioner Brendan... Read more
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The Hill
Trump creates new religious protections for health workers | Senate confirms FCC commish to full term | Mulvaney asks Fed to withhold additional consumer bureau fundsfrom having to violate their religious or moral beliefs by participating in abo
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
from having to violate their religious or moral beliefs by participating in abortions or other procedures. Tech: The Senate Commerce Committee voted to confirm Commissioner Brendan Carr for a full five-year term at the Federal Communications... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel approves FCC commissioner for full termThe Senate Commerce Committee voted to confirm Commissioner Brendan Carr for a
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The Senate Commerce Committee voted to confirm Commissioner Brendan Carr for a full five-year term at the Federal Communications Commission. The panel advanced the nomination in a 14-13 party-line vote on Thursday. Carr, a Republican, was nominated... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators Threaten Legislation Over Social Media Firms' Contentsenators from both parties warned representatives of Facebook, YouTube and Twit
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
senators from both parties warned representatives of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter of legislative action even as Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Chairman John Thune, R-S.D., said he was focused on oversight rather than... Read more
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ABC News
2nd person in a week killed by new high-speed train in Floridacalling for a federal investigation into the security of the state’s track cros
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
calling for a federal investigation into the security of the state’s track crossings. Nelson, the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee, said Palm Beach County, Florida, where the accidents occurred, was “one of the highest counties... Read more
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The Hill
Tech execs testify on countering extremist content | House approves cyber diplomacy bill | Pentagon reportedly mulling nuclear response to cyberattacksand Twitter faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about extre
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
and Twitter faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about extremist content on their platforms. At a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing, the tech giants gave a rare glimpse into the inner workings of... Read more
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The Hill
Tech giants detail fight against extremist content | Senate Dems look for 51st vote on net neutrality | House to hold hearing on Hawaii missile alert | Twitter to notify users who saw Russian 2016 contentYouTube and Twitter testified before lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday about
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
YouTube and Twitter testified before lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday about extremist content on their platforms. At a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing, the companies gave a rare glimpse into their inner workings as... Read more
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CNET
Net neutrality allies are ready to fight. But can it be saved?open internet," he said. "But now it's time to put up or shut up." But Republi
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
open internet," he said. "But now it's time to put up or shut up." But Republicans aren't too worried. The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, John Thune of South Dakota, told Politico last week that the average American is not likely to see... Read more
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Daily Mail
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror contentand Carlos Monje, Director of Twitter's North America Public Policy and Philant
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
and Carlos Monje, Director of Twitter's North America Public Policy and Philanthropy, listen during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation committee on Capitol Hill January 17, 2018. Social networks say they are turning... Read more
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Daily Mail
Twitter to start notifying users exposed to Russian propaganda tweetstied to the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Army, Carlos Monje, Twitter's dire
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
tied to the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Army, Carlos Monje, Twitter's director of public policy, told the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. A Twitter spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for... Read more
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The Hill
Twitter to inform users exposed to content from Russian accountspresidential election. Twitter's director of public policy, Carlos Monje, told
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
presidential election. Twitter's director of public policy, Carlos Monje, told Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing that Twitter is in the process of working to identify and “individually inform” users who... Read more
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The Hill
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube detail fight against extremists at Senate hearingTwitter faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to give testimony about ex
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Twitter faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to give testimony about extremist content on their platforms. At a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing, the tech giants gave a rare glimpse into the inner workings of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Power Lunch: Headed to a runoff in Fort Lauderdaleto euthanasia. The bill passed 6-2. And that was far from the only action yest
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
to euthanasia. The bill passed 6-2. And that was far from the only action yesterday. The Associated Press reports that the Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee passed a bill that would allow PTSD to be treated under workman's compensation for... Read more
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CBS News
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube officials testifying on terrorismon terrorism Officials from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are testifying on Ca
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
on terrorism Officials from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is holding a hearing on what steps social media platforms are taking to... Read more
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The Hill
States sue FCC over net neutrality repeal | Senate Dems reach 50 votes on measure to override repeal | Dems press Apple on phone slowdowns, kids' health | New Android malware foundbeen active since 2014, could allow hackers to listen in on conversations if mo
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
been active since 2014, could allow hackers to listen in on conversations if mobile phones are in certain locations. The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing about terrorist content on social media featuring testimony from Facebook,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Florida bill would help first responders with PTSDcompensation benefits to include treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder i
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
compensation benefits to include treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder is moving through the Florida Senate. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee unanimously approved the bill Tuesday after an hour of emotional testimony. Megan Vila... Read more
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FOX News
What would a Trump shutdown look like?delay potentially major changes in agency programs favored by the White House.
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
delay potentially major changes in agency programs favored by the White House. For the second time in three months, the Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday is expected to narrowly approve the Oklahoma Republican on a party-line vote. His name... Read more
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FOX News
What would a Trump shutdown look like?delay potentially major changes in agency programs favored by the White House.
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
delay potentially major changes in agency programs favored by the White House. For the second time in three months, the Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday is expected to narrowly approve the Oklahoma Republican on a party-line vote. His name... Read more
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ABC News
One year Into Trump's presidency, agencies work to make good on his campaign promisesElaine Chao testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2017, at he
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
Elaine Chao testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2017, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. What has changed: The Department of Transportation has slashed... Read more
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Daily Press
In General Assembly, suspicions and promises raised over electric rate changein Richmond, is maneuvering to fend off growing pressure for rate cuts or refun
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
in Richmond, is maneuvering to fend off growing pressure for rate cuts or refunds. But the chairman of the state Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, state Sen. Frank Wagner, R-Virginia Beach, said he’s working on a proposal that will... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Effort to reinstate electric bill refunds failsa bill that would allow state regulators to order refunds to customers of the s
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 7 days ago
a bill that would allow state regulators to order refunds to customers of the state's two largest electric utilities. The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee voted Monday to kill a bill by Democratic Sen. Chap Petersen that would essentially... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Effort to Reinstate Electric Bill Refunds Fails in Virginia Senate Panel Votea bill that would allow state regulators to order refunds to customers of the s
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
a bill that would allow state regulators to order refunds to customers of the state's two largest electric utilities. The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee voted Monday to kill a bill by Democratic Sen. Chap Petersen that would essentially... Read more
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CircleID
Hackers Hijack DNS Server for Cyrptocurrency Wallet BlackWallet, Over $400K Stolen From Usersface increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO
CircleID / Posted 8 days ago
face increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer apologized today at the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing regarding massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian... Read more
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asianage
House Republicans wants answers from Apple for slowing older iPhones$999 for its newest flagship model, the iPhone X. “We know that some of you fee
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
$999 for its newest flagship model, the iPhone X. “We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down, ”it said last month. “We apologize.” US Senator John Thune, who chairs the Senate Commerce Committee, sent a similar letter to Apple last... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Engraved pens, bear meat sausage flavor Bell/Johnson quest for top Tennessee Senate post vacancy that may not occur— Make no mistake, the contest to become the Tennessee Senate's next majority l
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
— Make no mistake, the contest to become the Tennessee Senate's next majority leader is getting downright fierce. After Senate Commerce and Labor Committee Chairman Jack Johnson, R-Franklin, gave voters — i.e. members of the 28-member GOP caucus... Read more
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Al.com
Richard Shelby: Crashed Elon Musk satellite raises Space X contract questionsplanned participation in NASA space projects, Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, a fo
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
planned participation in NASA space projects, Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, a former astronaut and the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transport Committee, said Wednesday before being briefed. SpaceX and Boeing Co. are partners in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lawmakers look into SpaceX launch that ended with lost satelliteplanned participation in NASA space projects, Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida — a f
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
planned participation in NASA space projects, Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida — a former astronaut and the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transport Committee — said Wednesday before being briefed. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket seemed to... Read more
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iLounge
Number of lawsuits against Apple grows as US, French officials inquire about iPhone throttlingit came to the decision to throttle performance on its devices without informin
iLounge / Posted 12 days ago
it came to the decision to throttle performance on its devices without informing users, The Wall Street Journal reports. As Senate Commerce Committee chairman, Thune is looking for information on “how Apple has tracked customer complaints of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Apple grilled by US senate over procedure for slowing older iPhonesJohn Thune, chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday quizzed the te
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
John Thune, chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday quizzed the technology giant for answers about why it decided to hamper processing power in phones with older batteries. It comes as the prosecutor's office in Paris, France, announced... Read more
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Roll Call
Whiplashed Planners Fear GOP Swerve on Infrastructureoutcry from infrastructure stakeholders that greeted the House proposal on PABs
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
outcry from infrastructure stakeholders that greeted the House proposal on PABs produced some echoes on Capitol Hill. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Chairman John Thune, a South Dakota Republican who served on the conference... Read more
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The Hill
Net neutrality bill gets first GOP backer | Tech firms to testify on terrorism, social media | Twitter misses deadline on Russia meddling info | YouTube weighs 'further consequences' over Logan Paul videoand YouTube will testify on Capitol Hill this month on their efforts to combat
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
and YouTube will testify on Capitol Hill this month on their efforts to combat extremist content on their platforms. The Senate Commerce Committee announced on Tuesday that it will hold a hearing exploring extremist content on social media... Read more
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The Hill
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to testify on Capitol Hill about terrorism and social mediafrom major technology firms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will testify
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
from major technology firms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will testify on Capitol Hill this month. The Senate Commerce Committee announced on Tuesday that it will hold a hearing exploring extremist content on social media... Read more
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NJ.com
Cory Booker gets a new national platform in U.S. Senatethe Senate Foreign Relations Committee. To take the Judiciary seat, however, B
NJ.com / Posted 13 days ago
the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. To take the Judiciary seat, however, Booker had to give up his position on the Senate Commerce Committee, where he was the top Democrat on the subcommittee that oversees the trucking and railroad... Read more
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CircleID
Banking Industry Evaluating Security Benefits of Blockchain to Send Encrypted Informationface increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO
CircleID / Posted 13 days ago
face increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer apologized today at the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing regarding massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian... Read more
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CircleID
Important Developments on Low-Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Service (2017 Review)Copps, ending net neutrality will end the Internet as we know it." Michael know
CircleID / Posted 20 days ago
Copps, ending net neutrality will end the Internet as we know it." Michael knows I respect him, but... more The October Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing on the commercial satellite industry provides a current... Read more
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CircleID
Two Romanians Charged for Hacking Washington DC Police Computers Linked to Surveillance Camerasface increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO
CircleID / Posted 24 days ago
face increasing threats posed by hackers to air traffic. more Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer apologized today at the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing regarding massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian... Read more
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NJ Biz
State Senate to hold hearing on Horizon's Omnia, Medicare plansthe state. The hearings will be held by the Health, Human Services and Senior
NJ Biz / Posted 26 days ago
the state. The hearings will be held by the Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens and the Commerce Committee, and the Senate Commerce Committee early next year, although an exact date has yet to be determined. “Members of the Senate continue... Read more
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Roll Call
Amtrak Safety — Or Danger — Needs a Hearing, Cantwell Saysour country depend on freight rail to keep commerce running,” Cantwell, a Washi
Roll Call / Posted a month ago
our country depend on freight rail to keep commerce running,” Cantwell, a Washington Democrat, wrote in the letter to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, the Seattle Times reported. “The alarming rate of incidents on our... Read more
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The Columbian
Sen. Cantwell seeks inquiry into Amtrak’s safety practicesthe alarming rate of incidents on our rails is cause for tremendous concern,” C
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
the alarming rate of incidents on our rails is cause for tremendous concern,” Cantwell wrote in a letter Thursday to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Cantwell, a longtime supporter of better truck, rail, and port... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Washington Senators want answers on Amtrak safetywill it take to make sure we’re making improvements that will help reduce human
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 1 months ago
will it take to make sure we’re making improvements that will help reduce human error.” Cantwell wrote the Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee to request an oversight hearing on safety standards and training... Read more

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