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Supreme Court poised to rewrite how social media confronts disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

If the Supreme Court backs state efforts to limit platforms from curating content, online disinformation will surge, experts and tech companies say.

Agencies don't know what sensitive data new IT systems collect on Americans, GAO report finds

by Tonya Riley

A rise in federal agency breaches involving personal data highlights the ongoing challenge the U.S. government faces in protecting privacy.

Senators slam social media companies for failure to keep disinformation from going viral

by Suzanne Smalley

Tech executives say they are working hard to fight disinformation, but lawmakers and critics say they simply aren't doing enough.

Senators expected to grill current, former social media executives on disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

A former Facebook executive turned critic is expected to testify about how the company prioritizes growth over safety.

Senate report criticizes feds' approach to ransomware investigations

by Suzanne Smalley

The federal government is not responding effectively to the ransomware crisis, according to a report from the Senate Homeland Security panel.

The long, bumpy road to cyber incident reporting legislation — and the one still ahead

by Tim Starks, AJ Vicens

The legislation eventually garnered widespread support on its way to becoming law, but much remains unresolved.

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