Senators Introduce Bill Regulating Facebook, Google And Other Big Tech Companies That Collect Personal Data

Politics | Eric Lieberman
Left: NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc. Eric Schmidt speaks at The New York Times DealBook Conference at Jazz at Lincoln Center on November 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The New York Times) Right: CAMBRIDGE, MA - MAY 25: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at the Alumni Exercises at Harvard's 366th commencement exercises on May 25, 2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images) | Klobuchar Data Bill Takes Aim At Facebook

‘I don’t want to regulate them half to death, either’

Here's How Google Is Helping Fight The Opioid Epidemic

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Opioid epidemic and drug abuse concept with a heroin syringe or other narcotic substances next to a bottle of prescription opioids. Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opioid painkillers. (Shutterstock/Victor Moussa)

‘We’re deeply concerned by the opioid crisis’

Following Campus Shooting, YouTube Employees Say Receiving Violent Threats From Creators Is Common

Business | Eric Lieberman
Police search a building at YouTube's corporate headquarters as an active shooter situation was underway in San Bruno, California on April 03, 2018. Gunshots erupted at YouTube's offices in California Tuesday, sparking a panicked escape by employees and a massive police response, before the shooter -- a woman -- apparently committed suicide.Police said three people had been hospitalized with gunshot injuries following the shooting in the city of San Bruno, and that a female suspect was found dead at the scene. "We have one subject who is deceased inside the building with a self-inflicted wound," San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters. "At this time, we believe it to be the shooter." (Photo: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

‘If you keep f**king with my channel I’m going to destroy you. I’m going to hurt you’

Facebook Calls Out Google, Twitter By Name: They Take Your Private Info Too

Business | Eric Lieberman
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 11: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (L) shakes hands with House Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) at the conclusion of a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) | Facebook Accuses Google, Twitter, Amazon | Facebook Seeks Conservatives' Policy Help

Don’t look over here; look over there

Study: Google's Probably Tracking Your Children If They Have These Apps Downloaded

US | Eric Lieberman
Girls and boys at school look at a computer. [Shutterstock - Pressmaster]

‘Transmitted sensitive data over the internet’

Leaked Memo Shows That Apple Had 12 Employees Arrested For Leaking, Says Report

Business | Eric Lieberman
PALO ALTO, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) takes a picture with David Casarez (R) who just purchased the new iPhone X at an Apple Store on November 3, 2017 in Palo Alto, California. The highly anticipated iPhone X went on sale around the world today. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘They can face extreme difficulty finding employment elsewhere’

With Everyone Worrying About Facebook, Other Tech Giants May Be Violating Your Privacy Without You Knowing

Tech | Eric Lieberman
A smart speaker [Shutterstock - beeboys]

‘Really clear that this is spyware and a surveillance system’

Schumer Got Huge Donations From Facebook While Accusing Trump Of Targeting Tech

Politics | Chris White
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer joins Democratic Senators at a forum on gun violence at the CapitolVisitors Center in Washington, DC, U.S., March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘The people who most want to undo tech is the hard right’

Apple And Google Claim To Run On 100% Green Energy, But There's A Huge Caveat

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Silhouettes of laptop and mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of Google logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Both companies still use fossil fuels

A Top Google Executive Is Leaving For Apple

Business | Eric Lieberman
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Google's Senior VP of Engineering John Giannandrea (L) and TechCrunch moderator Frederic Lardinois speak onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 at Pier 48 on September 19, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch) | Apple Hires Google AI's John Giannandrea

‘He’s an OG Valley technology visionary’

World's Fourth Biggest Country Threatens To Shut Down Facebook

World | Eric Lieberman
Left: Top Indonesian officials (Photo: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images) Right: Mark Zuckerberg in Stanford, California (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘I have no hesitation to do it again’

Guess What Internet Search Engine Is Most Popular In Kim Jong Un's Hermit Kingdom

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at the Sci-Tech Complex, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang October 28, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

Most popular among a small group of internet users

Google Employees Are So Unsettled Over Company Bullying, About 100 Plan On Fighting Back

Business | Eric Lieberman
Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Google logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

‘Having our right to a safe workplace being endangered’

Silicon Valley Recovering From The ‘Ton of Bricks’ Of Trump’s Election

Politics | David Krayden
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks as PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel (C) and Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook look on during a meeting with technology leaders at Trump Tower in New York, December 14, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

“This isn’t Hitler or Mussolini here.’

Airbnb Complies With China's Rules Forcing It To Spy On Guests

Business | Eric Lieberman
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Brian Chesky and Leigh Gallagher speak during the Fortune Global Forum - Day 3 at the Fairmont Hotel on November 4, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune)

‘Airbnb China must comply with local laws’