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FTC warns it will go after ed tech companies misusing children's data

by Tonya Riley

The crackdown comes as lawmakers look to update children's privacy protections.

Biden pushes to strengthen children's privacy in State of the Union address

by Tonya Riley

The plan would come with money for research into the impact of online platforms on children's mental health.

EARN IT Act gets no changes to encryption language in Senate committee

by Tonya Riley

The bill would remove legal liability immunity from tech platforms found in violation of laws regarding child sexual abuse materials. But civil society groups see a dangerous potential side effect.

Senators want Cyber Command and CISA to do more to deter coronavirus-focused hackers

by Shannon Vavra

The senators warn the resilience of the healthcare sector is a matter of life-or-death right now.

Facebook intends to implement end-to-end encryption despite DOJ pressure

by Shannon Vavra

Two of the company's executives have written to the Department of Justice as Congress prepares to look closely at the issue.