Cat ZakrzewskiCat Zakrzewski is a technology policy reporter and authors the Washington Post's Technology 202 newsletter. http://www.readrebar.comMon, 12 Apr 2021 13:16:40 +00001hourly1 Big tech CEOs face lawmakers in House hearing on social media’s role in extremism, misinformationhttp://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/25/facebook-google-twitter-house-hearing-live-updates/http://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/25/facebook-google-twitter-house-hearing-live-updates/Gerrit De Vynck, Cat Zakrzewski, Elizabeth Dwoskin, Rachel LermanFri, 09 Apr 2021 19:20:15 +0000Lawmakers interrogate the chief executive officers of Google, Facebook and Twitter on the role their companies have played in promoting extremism and spreading misinformation. Analysis: Law enforcement cracks down on fake coronavirus cures and vaccineshttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiFri, 09 Apr 2021 01:30:48 +0000 The Technology 202: Law enforcement cracks down on fake coronavirus cures and vaccineshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/04/08/technology-202-law-enforcement-cracks-down-fake-coronavirus-cures-vaccines/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/04/08/technology-202-law-enforcement-cracks-down-fake-coronavirus-cures-vaccines/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 08 Apr 2021 13:28:31 +0000The Maryland U.S. attorney’s office has seized three websites. The Technology 202: House lawmakers are investigating YouTube Kidshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/04/07/technology-202-house-lawmakers-are-investigating-youtube-kids/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/04/07/technology-202-house-lawmakers-are-investigating-youtube-kids/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 07 Apr 2021 13:31:48 +0000The probe follows increased scrutiny of children's privacy in Washington. The Technology 202: Clarence Thomas takes on social media companies' powerhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/04/06/technology-202-clarence-thomas-takes-social-media-companies-power/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/04/06/technology-202-clarence-thomas-takes-social-media-companies-power/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 06 Apr 2021 13:24:55 +0000Conservatives upset about Twitter's suspension of Trump might have an ally on the Supreme Court bench. The Technology 202: Lawmakers asked smarter questions, but CEO hearings are still brokenhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/26/technology-202-lawmakers-asked-smarter-questions-ceo-hearings-are-still-broken/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/26/technology-202-lawmakers-asked-smarter-questions-ceo-hearings-are-still-broken/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 26 Mar 2021 13:08:47 +0000Lawmakers struggled to get new answers from tech executives. Trump is planning to launch his own social network after large tech companies booted him offhttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 21:50:08 +0000 Trump has barely come up at the first social media hearing since his accounts were suspendedhttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 20:29:41 +0000 What is the Civil Rights Modernization Act of 2021?http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 19:30:20 +0000 Tech executives face repeated questions on how their products negatively impact children http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 18:55:52 +0000 ‘We don’t have a censoring department.’ Top Republican congressman grills Twitter on alleged biashttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 18:23:53 +0000 Top lawmaker digs into executives, saying tech companies are ‘not bystanders’http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 17:50:21 +0000 Lawmakers try to corner CEOs with yes-or-no questionshttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 17:21:00 +0000 McMorris Rodgers targets tech’s influence on children and teens in opening remarks http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 16:53:45 +0000 Top Republican signals conservatives will focus on accusations of bias in opening remarkshttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 16:35:17 +0000 Rep. Mike Doyle blasts social media companies’ handling of disinformation in opening remarkshttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 16:18:41 +0000 Where is YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki?http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 16:15:22 +0000 Republicans set to quiz tech CEOs on election misinformation tweeted #StopTheSteal themselves http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 15:15:32 +0000 The Technology 202: Tech CEOs are returning to the Hill (virtually). Here’s what to watch.http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/25/technology-202-tech-ceos-are-returning-hill-virtually-heres-what-watch/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/25/technology-202-tech-ceos-are-returning-hill-virtually-heres-what-watch/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 13:28:19 +0000The pressure is on lawmakers to get specific about the changes they want to see. Republicans set to quiz tech CEOs on election misinformation tweeted #StopTheSteal themselveshttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Mar 2021 11:01:28 +0000 A dozen state attorneys general demand Facebook and Twitter do more to fight anti-vaccine misinformationhttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat Zakrzewski, Rachel LermanThu, 25 Mar 2021 01:02:38 +0000 Republicans set to quiz tech CEOs on election misinformation tweeted #StopTheSteal themselveshttp://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/24/tech-hearing-gop-misinformation/http://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/24/tech-hearing-gop-misinformation/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 24 Mar 2021 22:14:34 +0000A Post analysis found that seven Republicans scheduled to grill the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter about election misinformation on Thursday sent tweets that advanced baseless narratives of election fraud. Facebook and Twitter must do more to fight anti-vaccine misinformation, a dozen state attorneys general demandhttp://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/24/facebook-twitter-attorney-generals/http://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/24/facebook-twitter-attorney-generals/Cat Zakrzewski, Rachel LermanWed, 24 Mar 2021 17:32:12 +0000State attorney generals want social networks to take stronger measures to ensure misinformation doesn't slow down efforts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The Technology 202: Activists want to school Congress on extremism ahead of CEO hearinghttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/24/technology-202-top-tech-watchdogs-want-school-congress-extremism-ahead-ceo-hearing/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/24/technology-202-top-tech-watchdogs-want-school-congress-extremism-ahead-ceo-hearing/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 24 Mar 2021 13:19:40 +0000Groups including Color of Change, Avaaz, Coalition for a Safer Web and the Anti-Defamation League have been privately briefing lawmakers and staff. The Technology 202: Where is YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki?http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/23/technology-202-where-is-youtube-ceo-susan-wojcicki/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/23/technology-202-where-is-youtube-ceo-susan-wojcicki/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 23 Mar 2021 13:39:54 +0000The company was also a key source of misinformation in the 2020 election, but faces less scrutiny -- especially in Congress. Analysis: Trump plans to launch his own social network in two to three monthshttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiMon, 22 Mar 2021 13:41:52 +0000 The Technology 202: Trump plans to launch his own social network in two to three monthshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/22/technology-202-trump-plans-launch-his-own-social-network-two-three-months/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/22/technology-202-trump-plans-launch-his-own-social-network-two-three-months/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 22 Mar 2021 13:32:15 +0000The former president is plotting his online comeback after Twitter and other major tech companies suspended his accounts. Analysis: Here’s where Republicans and Democrats might work together to rein in Silicon Valleyhttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiFri, 19 Mar 2021 14:25:49 +0000 The Technology 202: Here's where Republicans and Democrats might work together to rein in Silicon Valleyhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/19/technology-202-here-where-republicans-democrats-might-work-together-rein-silicon-valley/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/19/technology-202-here-where-republicans-democrats-might-work-together-rein-silicon-valley/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 19 Mar 2021 13:25:06 +0000Rep. Buck lays out his proposals for taking on Silicon Valley's power. The Technology 202: Activists are suing Thomson Reuters over its sale of personal datahttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/18/technology-202-activists-are-suing-thomson-reuters-over-its-sale-personal-data/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/18/technology-202-activists-are-suing-thomson-reuters-over-its-sale-personal-data/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 18 Mar 2021 13:53:37 +0000U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been using the company's CLEAR database. The Technology 202: Democrats tackling economic inequality target Amazon and other tech giantshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/17/technology-202-democrats-who-want-tackle-economic-inequality-target-amazon-other-tech-giants/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/17/technology-202-democrats-who-want-tackle-economic-inequality-target-amazon-other-tech-giants/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 17 Mar 2021 13:23:06 +0000An Amazon worker will testify in front of Congress today. The Technology 202: Blumenthal slams Facebook and Twitter as 'worn-out' after anti-vaxxers targeted pregnant women on social mediahttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/16/technology-202-blumenthal-slams-facebook-twitter-worn-out-after-anti-vaxxers-targeted-pregnant-women-social-media/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/16/technology-202-blumenthal-slams-facebook-twitter-worn-out-after-anti-vaxxers-targeted-pregnant-women-social-media/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 16 Mar 2021 13:43:21 +0000'Vague content moderation policies, ineffective fact checking, inconsistent enforcement, and meaningless labels are cold comfort to the women continuously assailed by vile anti-vaccine hate and life-threatening falsehoods,' the senator said. The Technology 202: Researchers say it's easy to find drugs on Facebook, Instagram and YouTubehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/15/technology-202-researchers-say-it-easy-find-drugs-facebook-instagram-youtube/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/15/technology-202-researchers-say-it-easy-find-drugs-facebook-instagram-youtube/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 15 Mar 2021 13:28:28 +0000The authors of a new report want tech companies to work together to address criminal activity online. The Technology 202: Walter Isaacson says new discoveries will come from people who appreciate 'microchips and molecules'http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/12/technology-202-walter-isaacson-says-new-discoveries-will-come-people-who-appreciate-microchips-molecules/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/12/technology-202-walter-isaacson-says-new-discoveries-will-come-people-who-appreciate-microchips-molecules/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 12 Mar 2021 14:11:12 +0000His new book on gene editing, 'The Code Breakers,' published this week. The Technology 202: Klobuchar to launch series of hearings on economy-wide antitrust issueshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/11/technology-202-klobuchar-launch-series-hearings-economy-wide-antitrust-issues/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/11/technology-202-klobuchar-launch-series-hearings-economy-wide-antitrust-issues/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 11 Mar 2021 14:28:11 +0000She thinks taking a broad approach to changing antitrust law could win greater political support. The Technology 202: Coronavirus relief bill includes more than $7 billion to target the 'homework gap'http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/10/technology-202-coronavirus-relief-bill-includes-76-billion-target-homework-gap/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/10/technology-202-coronavirus-relief-bill-includes-76-billion-target-homework-gap/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 10 Mar 2021 14:21:15 +0000It's part of a broader effort to expand broadband access, after the pandemic highlighted the costs of the digital divide. The Technology 202: One of Silicon Valley's top challengers is up for a key Justice Department positionhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/09/technology-202-one-silicon-valley-top-challengers-is-up-key-justice-department-position/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/09/technology-202-one-silicon-valley-top-challengers-is-up-key-justice-department-position/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 09 Mar 2021 14:39:10 +0000Vanita Gupta is a veteran civil rights lawyer who has urged changes at companies like Facebook. The Technology 202: Here's how U.S. foes are bending the truth about vaccines onlinehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/08/technology-202-here-how-us-foes-are-bending-truth-about-vaccines-online/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/08/technology-202-here-how-us-foes-are-bending-truth-about-vaccines-online/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 08 Mar 2021 14:21:17 +0000Vaccines are the latest battleground in the global information wars. The Technology 202: State legislatures across the country are targeting app storeshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/05/technology-202-state-legislatures-across-country-are-targeting-app-stores/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/05/technology-202-state-legislatures-across-country-are-targeting-app-stores/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 05 Mar 2021 14:21:42 +0000Apple and Google's adversaries scored a key victory in Arizona. The Technology 202: Bipartisan bill would fund tech partnerships with allies to counter Chinahttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/04/technology-202-bipartisan-bill-would-fund-tech-partnerships-with-allies-counter-china/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/04/technology-202-bipartisan-bill-would-fund-tech-partnerships-with-allies-counter-china/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 04 Mar 2021 14:10:54 +0000It would create a new interagency office focused on helping the U.S. and other democracies maintain their tech edge. The Technology 202: Virginia's new state law adds pressure to Congress to act on privacyhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/03/technology-202-virginia-new-state-law-adds-pressure-congress-act-privacy/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/03/technology-202-virginia-new-state-law-adds-pressure-congress-act-privacy/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 03 Mar 2021 14:13:17 +0000It was backed by the tech industry, including Amazon. Virginia governor signs nation’s second state consumer privacy bill http://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/02/privacy-tech-data-virgina/http://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/03/02/privacy-tech-data-virgina/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 03 Mar 2021 01:17:54 +0000The legislation will allow residents of the commonwealth to opt out of having their data collected and sold. It goes into effect in 2023. The Technology 202: New Duke paper calls Washington to increase transparency around online political adshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/02/technology-202-new-duke-paper-calls-washington-increase-transparency-around-online-political-ads/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/02/technology-202-new-duke-paper-calls-washington-increase-transparency-around-online-political-ads/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 02 Mar 2021 14:33:39 +0000There are growing concerns that ads can be used to amplify political misinformation. D.C.'s vaccination portal failed three days in a row. It’s part of a bigger problem.http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat Zakrzewski, Aaron SchafferTue, 02 Mar 2021 03:15:23 +0000 Analysis: D.C.'s vaccination portal failed three days in a row. It’s part of a bigger problem.http://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiTue, 02 Mar 2021 00:38:02 +0000 The Technology 202: D.C.'s vaccination portal failed three days in a row. It's part of a bigger problem.http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/01/technology-202-dc-vaccination-portal-failed-three-days-row-it-part-bigger-problem/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/03/01/technology-202-dc-vaccination-portal-failed-three-days-row-it-part-bigger-problem/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 01 Mar 2021 14:22:51 +0000States and cities across the country are still struggling with tech issues months since the first shots were administered. The Technology 202: Meet Vintro, the company where people pay for advice from CEOs and Sean Spicerhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/26/technology-202-meet-vintro-company-where-people-pay-advice-ceos-sean-spicer/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/26/technology-202-meet-vintro-company-where-people-pay-advice-ceos-sean-spicer/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 26 Feb 2021 14:38:38 +0000The company is raising funding from Microsoft Chairman John Thompson, former Mastercard chairman Rick Haythornthwaite and World Wide Web Foundation co-founders Rosemary Leith and Tim Berners Lee. The Technology 202: House lawmakers are soon preparing to unveil legislation aimed at tech companies' powerhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/25/technology-202-house-lawmakers-are-soon-preparing-unveil-legislation-aimed-tech-companies-power/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/25/technology-202-house-lawmakers-are-soon-preparing-unveil-legislation-aimed-tech-companies-power/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 25 Feb 2021 14:48:40 +0000They today start a new phase of hearings on antitrust issues in Silicon Valley. The Technology 202: Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt warns Congress of China's risehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/24/technology-202-former-google-ceo-eric-schmidt-warns-congress-china-rise/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/24/technology-202-former-google-ceo-eric-schmidt-warns-congress-china-rise/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 24 Feb 2021 14:22:25 +0000He says China is only one or two years behind the United States in artificial intelligence, and already ahead in facial recognition. The Technology 202: How social media helped fuel false claims about Texas power outageshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/23/technology-202-how-social-media-helped-fuel-false-claims-about-texas-power-outages/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/23/technology-202-how-social-media-helped-fuel-false-claims-about-texas-power-outages/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 23 Feb 2021 14:38:27 +0000Climate science is an emerging battleground in social media disinformation. Tech companies try to raise awareness about virus-fighting smartphone toolshttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat Zakrzewski, Aaron SchafferTue, 23 Feb 2021 04:00:03 +0000 The Technology 202: Tech companies want to raise awareness about virus-fighting smartphone toolshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/22/technology-202-tech-companies-want-raise-awareness-about-virus-fighting-smartphone-tools/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/22/technology-202-tech-companies-want-raise-awareness-about-virus-fighting-smartphone-tools/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 22 Feb 2021 14:39:22 +0000The ad campaign comes amid a grim pandemic milestone. The Technology 202: Facebook's ban on Australian news triggers greater scrutiny of its vast powerhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/18/technology-202-facebook-ban-australian-news-triggers-greater-scrutiny-its-vast-power/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/18/technology-202-facebook-ban-australian-news-triggers-greater-scrutiny-its-vast-power/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 18 Feb 2021 14:31:18 +0000Rep. David Cicilline, who led a 16-month investigation into competition in the tech industry, called the moves 'the ultimate admission of monopoly power.' The Technology 202: Tech companies are offering the Biden administration help with vaccine distributionhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/17/technology-202-tech-companies-are-offering-biden-administration-help-with-vaccine-distribution/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/17/technology-202-tech-companies-are-offering-biden-administration-help-with-vaccine-distribution/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 17 Feb 2021 14:28:40 +0000It's a good public relations move, at a time when companies need to build goodwill in Washington. The Technology 202: Parler's crawl back online could test tech giants in new wayshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/16/technology-202-parler-crawl-back-online-could-test-tech-giants-new-ways/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/16/technology-202-parler-crawl-back-online-could-test-tech-giants-new-ways/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 16 Feb 2021 14:26:07 +0000It's still not in the Apple or Google app stores. The Technology 202: Microsoft takes aim at Google and Facebook with call for new U.S. media ruleshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/12/technology-202-microsoft-takes-aim-google-facebook-with-call-new-us-media-rules/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/12/technology-202-microsoft-takes-aim-google-facebook-with-call-new-us-media-rules/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 12 Feb 2021 14:20:33 +0000The comments underscore Microsoft's unique position in the tech policy reckoning. The Technology 202: Virginia is poised to pass a state privacy lawhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/11/technology-202-virginia-is-poised-pass-state-privacy-law/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/11/technology-202-virginia-is-poised-pass-state-privacy-law/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 11 Feb 2021 14:18:42 +0000State privacy initiatives could put more pressure on Washington to act. Analysis: Social media is playing a central role in Trump’s second impeachment trialhttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiWed, 10 Feb 2021 15:34:20 +0000 The Technology 202: Social media is playing a central role in Trump's second impeachment trialhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/10/technology-202-social-media-is-playing-central-role-trump-second-impeachment-trial/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/10/technology-202-social-media-is-playing-central-role-trump-second-impeachment-trial/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 10 Feb 2021 14:39:17 +0000It's unprecedented to have such a trove of online evidence. The Technology 202: Facebook is cracking down on all vaccine misinformation after years of pressurehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/09/technology-202-facebook-is-cracking-down-all-vaccine-misinformation-after-years-pressure/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/09/technology-202-facebook-is-cracking-down-all-vaccine-misinformation-after-years-pressure/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 09 Feb 2021 14:23:21 +0000It's not just about coronavirus anymore. The Technology 202: Facebook is still freezing all its political donations. Eventually, it may have to make a choice.http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/08/technology-202-facebook-is-still-freezing-all-its-political-donations-eventually-it-may-have-make-choice/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/08/technology-202-facebook-is-still-freezing-all-its-political-donations-eventually-it-may-have-make-choice/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 08 Feb 2021 14:30:06 +0000Other tech companies are targeting just Republicans who voted against certifying the 2020 election results. The Technology 202: Tech companies will be taking over the airwaves during Super Bowl LVhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/05/technology-202-tech-companies-will-be-taking-over-airwaves-during-super-bowl-lv/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/05/technology-202-tech-companies-will-be-taking-over-airwaves-during-super-bowl-lv/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 05 Feb 2021 14:27:20 +0000UberEats, DoorDash and Logitech are among first-time advertisers. Robinhood's ad is already facing backlash. The Technology 202: Klobuchar's new antitrust bill may hit Big Tech where it hurtshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/04/technology-202-klobuchar-new-antitrust-bill-may-hit-big-tech-where-it-hurts/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/04/technology-202-klobuchar-new-antitrust-bill-may-hit-big-tech-where-it-hurts/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 04 Feb 2021 14:56:53 +0000The bill would give federal enforcers more resources, and change standards for acquisitions. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s successor will inherit his challengeshttp://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/02/04/amazon-jassy-antitrust-union/http://www.readrebar.com/technology/2021/02/04/amazon-jassy-antitrust-union/Jay Greene, Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 04 Feb 2021 12:00:26 +0000Jeff Bezos’s successor, Andy Jassy, will step into a thicket of thorny issues when he becomes CEO this summer, and Amazon’s foes are already waiting for him. The Technology 202: Amazon's new CEO will inherit major political headacheshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/03/technology-202-amazon-new-ceo-will-inherit-major-political-challenges/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/03/technology-202-amazon-new-ceo-will-inherit-major-political-challenges/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 03 Feb 2021 14:27:31 +0000The tech giant's Washington headaches might only get worse under the Biden administration. The Technology 202: More than 2 million downloaded Robinhood's app during GameStop frenzyhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/02/technology-202-more-than-2-million-downloaded-robinhood-app-during-gamestop-frenzy/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/02/technology-202-more-than-2-million-downloaded-robinhood-app-during-gamestop-frenzy/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 02 Feb 2021 14:32:40 +0000New app download data shows the growing popularity of Robinhood and other apps facing fresh Washington scrutiny. The Technology 202: New report calls conservative claims of social media censorship 'a form of disinformation'http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/01/technology-202-new-report-calls-conservative-claims-social-media-censorship-a-form-disinformation/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/02/01/technology-202-new-report-calls-conservative-claims-social-media-censorship-a-form-disinformation/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 01 Feb 2021 14:28:39 +0000New York University researchers call for changes in Washington and within the tech companies. The Technology 202: GameStop controversy sparks Washington scrutiny of Robinhood, fintech appshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/29/technology-202-gamestop-controversy-sparks-washington-scrutiny-robinhood-fintech-apps/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/29/technology-202-gamestop-controversy-sparks-washington-scrutiny-robinhood-fintech-apps/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 29 Jan 2021 14:39:47 +0000Lawmakers as varied as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz are concerned. The Technology 202: Facebook's plans to limit politics reflect growing pressure from Washingtonhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/28/technology-202-facebook-plans-limit-politics-reflect-growing-pressure-washington/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/28/technology-202-facebook-plans-limit-politics-reflect-growing-pressure-washington/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 28 Jan 2021 14:18:01 +0000Democrats are calling companies to do more to address extremism. The Technology 202: Top CEOs want Biden to close digital divide in pandemic responsehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/27/technology-202-top-ceos-want-biden-close-digital-divide-pandemic-response/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/27/technology-202-top-ceos-want-biden-close-digital-divide-pandemic-response/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 27 Jan 2021 14:35:55 +0000There's a flurry of lobbying to shape tech priorities of the new administration and Congress. The Technology 202: Democrats ratchet up pressure on Silicon Valley to tackle vaccine misinformationhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/26/technology-202-democrats-ratchet-up-pressure-silicon-valley-tackle-vaccine-misinformation/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/26/technology-202-democrats-ratchet-up-pressure-silicon-valley-tackle-vaccine-misinformation/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 26 Jan 2021 14:19:44 +0000Now in control of the White House and Congress, they have a very different approach than Trump. The Technology 202: Tech experts overwhelmingly approve of Trump suspensions from social mediahttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/25/technology-202-tech-experts-overwhelmingly-approve-trump-suspensions-social-media/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/25/technology-202-tech-experts-overwhelmingly-approve-trump-suspensions-social-media/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 25 Jan 2021 14:36:46 +0000We asked more than 100 experts, policymakers and corporate executives in The Technology 202 Network. The Technology 202: Facebook's new 'Supreme Court' will have final say on the future of Trump's accounthttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/22/technology-202-facebook-new-supreme-court-will-have-final-say-future-trump-account/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/22/technology-202-facebook-new-supreme-court-will-have-final-say-future-trump-account/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 22 Jan 2021 14:42:54 +0000An oversight board will decide whether Trump can return, marking a new era in how the company handles some of the thorniest questions about speech online. The Technology 202: Where does QAnon go from here?http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/21/technology-202-where-does-qanon-go-here/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/21/technology-202-where-does-qanon-go-here/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 21 Jan 2021 14:29:55 +0000Some followers are expressing doubt and depression after Biden's Inauguration. But others are spinning up new theories. Internet regulation takes on greater urgency as pandemic highlights digital dividehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/biden-fcc-broadband/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/biden-fcc-broadband/Cat Zakrzewski, Tony RommWed, 20 Jan 2021 21:54:40 +0000As President Joe Biden takes office, his administration faces pressure to immediately prioritize the expansion of broadband access and dismantle some of the Trump administration’s hallmark efforts to deregulate the Internet. The Technology 202: What to expect from the first virtual Inaugurationhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/20/technology-202-what-expect-first-virtual-inaguration/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/20/technology-202-what-expect-first-virtual-inaguration/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 20 Jan 2021 14:32:24 +0000People can tune in on Snap and Alexa -- even though they can't gather in person. The Technology 202: Posts calling for political violence continue to slip through Facebook's defenseshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/19/technology-202-posts-calling-political-violence-continue-slip-through-facebook-defenses/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/19/technology-202-posts-calling-political-violence-continue-slip-through-facebook-defenses/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 19 Jan 2021 14:08:52 +0000It shows the divide between the company's stated policies and its enforcement. The Technology 202: Here's how Biden could force greater accountability in Silicon Valleyhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/technology-202-here-how-biden-could-force-greater-accountability-silicon-valley/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/technology-202-here-how-biden-could-force-greater-accountability-silicon-valley/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 18 Jan 2021 13:58:37 +0000The Post has a breakdown of what to expect from his tech policies. Biden inherits bipartisan momentum to crack down on large tech companies’ powerhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/biden-antitrust-big-tech/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/biden-antitrust-big-tech/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 18 Jan 2021 13:00:58 +0000Control of both the White House and Congress by Democrats could result in reforms to competition laws governing large tech companies’ business practices and even more litigation that could force break ups or significant structural changes at some of the world’s largest businesses. Biden’s policies on technologyhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/biden-technology/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/18/biden-technology/Tony Romm, Elizabeth Dwoskin, Faiz Siddiqui, Eli Rosenberg, Cat Zakrzewski, Rachel LermanMon, 18 Jan 2021 12:53:13 +0000With bipartisan backing to rein in the power of Big Tech, the president-elect could usher in a new era of accountability for Silicon Valley. The Technology 202: Tech giants are teaming up to build digital vaccine recordshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/15/technology-202-tech-giants-are-teaming-up-build-digital-vaccine-records/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/15/technology-202-tech-giants-are-teaming-up-build-digital-vaccine-records/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 15 Jan 2021 14:24:03 +0000The so-called vaccine passports could be required to return to some schools and offices. The Technology 202: It's not just social media: Capitol violence spurs changes at Airbnb, GoFundMe and morehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/14/technology-202-it-not-just-social-media-capitol-violence-spurs-changes-airbnb-gofundme-more/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/14/technology-202-it-not-just-social-media-capitol-violence-spurs-changes-airbnb-gofundme-more/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 14 Jan 2021 14:08:36 +0000Tech companies broadly are grappling with the potential for their platforms to abet violent acts. The Technology 202: Trump's rhetoric is the only weapon he has left in war on Big Techhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/13/technology-202-trump-rhetoric-is-only-weapon-he-has-left-war-big-tech/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/13/technology-202-trump-rhetoric-is-only-weapon-he-has-left-war-big-tech/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 13 Jan 2021 14:05:32 +0000He lashed out at Twitter after the company permanently suspended him. The Technology 202: A pair of lawsuits highlight the conservative backlash against Big Techhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/12/technology-202-pair-lawsuits-highlight-conservative-backlash-against-big-tech/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/12/technology-202-pair-lawsuits-highlight-conservative-backlash-against-big-tech/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 12 Jan 2021 14:26:03 +0000Tech's moves to deplatform the president are emboldening Republicans to call for a breakup The Technology 202: Trump is considering building his own social network. But it might not get him what he wants.http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/11/technology-202-trump-is-considering-building-his-own-social-network-it-might-not-get-him-what-he-wants/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/11/technology-202-trump-is-considering-building-his-own-social-network-it-might-not-get-him-what-he-wants/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 11 Jan 2021 14:34:15 +0000He's scrambling to find an online megaphone. The Technology 202: Facebook's critics say Trump ban came too latehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/08/technology-202-facebook-critics-say-trump-ban-came-too-late/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/08/technology-202-facebook-critics-say-trump-ban-came-too-late/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 08 Jan 2021 14:09:17 +0000"It took a group of domestic terrorists storming the Capitol before they were willing to do so,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson. The Technology 202: 'You've got blood on your hands': Silicon Valley's reckoning is herehttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/07/technology-202-you-got-blood-your-hands-silicon-valley-reckoning-is-here/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/07/technology-202-you-got-blood-your-hands-silicon-valley-reckoning-is-here/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 07 Jan 2021 14:34:53 +0000The Capitol riot highlights the consequences of the tech industry's inaction on violent and hateful rhetoric. The Technology 202: Georgia runoffs provide critical test for tech companies on election fraud claimshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/06/technology-202-georgia-runoffs-provide-critical-test-tech-companies-election-fraud-claims/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/06/technology-202-georgia-runoffs-provide-critical-test-tech-companies-election-fraud-claims/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 06 Jan 2021 14:10:11 +0000It'll be a turbulent 24 hours. Analysis: Website crashes and other tech problems plague early coronavirus vaccine rollouthttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiWed, 06 Jan 2021 12:49:53 +0000 The Technology 202: Website crashes and other tech problems plague early coronavirus vaccine rollouthttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/05/technology-202-website-crashes-other-tech-problems-plague-early-vaccine-rollout/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/05/technology-202-website-crashes-other-tech-problems-plague-early-vaccine-rollout/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 05 Jan 2021 14:01:54 +0000“I don’t want to die because I couldn’t get vaccinated because of an IT glitch,” said one man. The Technology 202: Republican Facebook ads targeting Georgia runoff contain disinformation, researchers findhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/04/technology-202-republican-facebook-ads-targeting-georgia-runoff-contain-disinformation-researchers-find/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2021/01/04/technology-202-republican-facebook-ads-targeting-georgia-runoff-contain-disinformation-researchers-find/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 04 Jan 2021 14:27:37 +0000Nearly 100 ads contain claims that have been debunked or labeled as distortions by major news organizations. The Technology 202: Here are our technology reporters' top stories of 2020http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/18/technology-202-here-are-our-technology-reporters-top-stories-2020/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/18/technology-202-here-are-our-technology-reporters-top-stories-2020/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 18 Dec 2020 14:09:19 +0000From Zoom to Facebook to online learning, technology became even more embedded in our lives this year. The Technology 202: Here are the winners and losers in the tech industry in 2020http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/17/technology-202-here-were-winners-losers-tech-industry-2020/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/17/technology-202-here-were-winners-losers-tech-industry-2020/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 17 Dec 2020 14:14:17 +0000Amazon came out on top, while Mark Zuckerberg and Quibi had another rough year. The Technology 202: Europe's proposed digital rules target Amazon, Facebook and other big tech companieshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/16/technology-202-europe-proposed-digital-rules-target-amazon-facebook-other-big-tech-companies/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/16/technology-202-europe-proposed-digital-rules-target-amazon-facebook-other-big-tech-companies/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 16 Dec 2020 14:07:34 +0000The draft rules would solidify Europe's reputation as the world’s toughest tech regulator. The Technology 202: FTC demands nine companies disclose their data collection practiceshttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/15/technology-202-ftc-demands-nine-companies-disclose-their-data-collection-practices/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/15/technology-202-ftc-demands-nine-companies-disclose-their-data-collection-practices/Cat ZakrzewskiTue, 15 Dec 2020 14:31:36 +0000The effort targets companies from Amazon to Discord could foreshadow a greater regulatory crackdown. The Technology 202: The Biden administration inherits a major challenge in addressing coronavirus misinformationhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/14/technology-202-biden-administration-inherits-major-challenge-addressing-coroanvirus-misinformation/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/14/technology-202-biden-administration-inherits-major-challenge-addressing-coroanvirus-misinformation/Cat ZakrzewskiMon, 14 Dec 2020 14:09:36 +0000The stakes are especially high as the vaccines begin to roll out. Analysis: Trump is losing Twitter followers as Biden gains nearly 2 million heading to White Househttp://www.readrebar.comhttp://www.readrebar.comCat ZakrzewskiFri, 11 Dec 2020 14:06:50 +0000 The Technology 202: Trump is losing Twitter followers as Biden gains nearly 2 million heading to White Househttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/11/technology-202-trump-is-losing-twitter-followers-biden-gains-nearly-2-million-heading-white-house/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/11/technology-202-trump-is-losing-twitter-followers-biden-gains-nearly-2-million-heading-white-house/Cat ZakrzewskiFri, 11 Dec 2020 13:53:14 +0000But Trump is expected to continue to command attention on social media even after Inauguration Day. The Technology 202: Facebook antitrust lawsuits will test government's ability to rein in Silicon Valleyhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/10/technology-202-facebook-antitrust-lawsuits-will-test-government-ability-rein-silicon-valley/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/10/technology-202-facebook-antitrust-lawsuits-will-test-government-ability-rein-silicon-valley/Cat ZakrzewskiThu, 10 Dec 2020 13:58:32 +0000The social media company is ready for war. The Technology 202: Facebook removes some pages appearing to coordinate to push health misinformationhttp://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/09/technology-202-facebook-removes-some-pages-appearing-coordinate-push-health-misinformation/http://www.readrebar.com/politics/2020/12/09/technology-202-facebook-removes-some-pages-appearing-coordinate-push-health-misinformation/Cat ZakrzewskiWed, 09 Dec 2020 14:36:09 +0000The company took down nine pages with massive followings based on new German Marshall Fund research.精选246免费资料大全