Tags House Energy and Commerce Committee

Senator hammers Facebook, Instagram over COVID-19 misinformation

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Sen. Mark Warner says he is particularly disturbed about how Instagram's algorithm appears to be promoting vaccine misinfo.

Misinformation flooded Parler around Capitol insurrection, research finds

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

"Parler was a hotbed for misinformation publishers," the research found.

House Dems pressure tech giants over spread of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The lawmakers have questions about what they're trying to do to fight it, and more.

House panel rips CVE contracting and oversight policies

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

The industry-wide program for naming and documenting vulnerabilities suffers from fluctuating funding and insufficient oversight, according to a House panel.

Lawmakers want to know how to mitigate cyber risk in medical devices

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

Replace the device? Patch the software? Lawmakers want to know how to protect legacy medical equipment from cyberthreats.

Congress wants answers on embargo of Spectre and Meltdown information

by Greg Otto • 3 years ago

Top Republicans on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce want to know why top tech companies sat on the chip flaws for more than six months.