Tech

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

Tillis Pushes Prison Time for Online Streamers

Felony streaming legislation from Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) will be attached to an upcoming "must-pass" omnibus government funding bill.

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawyer Celebrated as Democracy ‘Hero’ Gutted Campaign Finance Laws

From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Qualcomm Billionaires Launch Last Minute Attack on Granddaughter’s Progressive Opponent

Sara Jacobs' billionaire grandparents have given $3 million to the super PAC now attacking her opponent, Bernie Sanders-endorsed Georgette Gomez.

Digital Primary category in which blog post is published

Firm With Deep Ties to Facebook’s Election Integrity Partners Busted for Meddling in Latin America Elections

Employees scrubbed from the D.C. firm's website after it was caught running social media disinformation networks in Latin America have deep and long-standing ties to groups employed by Facebook to defend global election integrity.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

STOCK Act 2.0: New Bill Would Shed Light on Congress’ Stock Trades

Senator and reps would no longer be able to bury their financial details on hand-written and poorly scanned paper filings.

Law Enforcement Primary category in which blog post is published

NBA Partner AT&T is No Friend of Black Lives Matter

Through donations to police foundations and partnerships with law enforcement groups, AT&T helps the police further militarize and execute the War on Drugs.

Kamala Harris’ Deep History Of Letting Facebook Off The Hook

Vice president candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has gone easy on Facebook and tech giants for years, and in her 2020 presidential bid she was rewarded with many maxed-out contributions from Silicon Valley executives.

Opinion
Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Washington Takes Down Financial Disclosures, Claiming Concerns Over Foreign Hackers

Senators are calling for the disclosures, which are meant to expose conflicts of interest, to be kept offline and available only upon request.

Law Enforcement Primary category in which blog post is published

Law Enforcement PACs Give Millions to the Politicians Who Set Their Budgets

Police groups have donated almost $15 million to state and local elected officials since 2015, with two-thirds going to Democrats, according to new data from the NoMoreCopMoney project.