Tag: Bill

  • Oof, the Prospects of That Big New Privacy Bill in Congress Look Grim

    Oof, the Prospects of That Big New Privacy Bill in Congress Look Grim

    Rep. Kelly Armstrong, a member of the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, accompanies House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy outside for a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021.Photo: Associated Press (AP) House Republicans want to drastically change a federal privacy bill that Democrats in the Senate are also threatening to murder. […]

  • New Bill Aims to Ban China’s Digital Currency from US App Stores

    New Bill Aims to Ban China’s Digital Currency from US App Stores

    Popular apps like WeChat have started supporting the Chinese digital currency. Photo: Ng Han Guan (AP) Three Republican Senators have proposed a bill to try and ban the use of apps that support China’s digital currency, also known as e-CNY or digital yuan, over concerns that the Chinese government could use the currency to spy […]

  • California Bill Could Allow Parents to Sue for Their Kid’s TikTok Habit

    California Bill Could Allow Parents to Sue for Their Kid’s TikTok Habit

    Photo: Ilina Yuliia (Shutterstock) A new bill coming down the pike in the California state legislature could be a huge swing in precedent for parents’ ability to sue companies for what some consider addictive online content. The Social Media Platform Duty to Children Act passed the state assembly on Monday and now goes to the […]