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Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration

(Jason Lee/Reuters) U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innovations, including those needed by the U.S. military. The companies are making the claims in applications for […]

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Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns

One year out from the 2020 elections, presidential candidates face legal roadblocks to acquiring the tools and assistance necessary to defend against the cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns that plagued the 2016 presidential campaign. Federal laws prohibit corporations from offering free or discounted cybersecurity services to federal candidates. The same law also blocks political parties from […]

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A right-wing YouTuber hurled racist, homophobic taunts at a gay reporter. The company did nothing.

Vox video producer Carlos Maza. (Carlos Maza/Vox/YouTube)) Eli Rosenberg General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news June 5 at 3:57 PM Carlos Maza, a video producer for the news site Vox, said the harassment began about two years ago. Steven Crowder, a right-wing commentator and comedian, had begun to call out Maza’s sexuality and […]