Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post

Cat Zakrzewski

Washington Post

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Washington Post
Past:
  • ScienceAlert
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Moneyish
  • TechCrunch

Recent articles by Cat:

The Technology 202: The head of a Senate tech task force wants to focus on data privacy

Marsha Blackburn has some ideas. → Read More

The Technology 202: Senators concerned Epstein conspiracy theories play into Russia's hands

Moscow weaponized previous news events to sow division among Americans. → Read More

The Technology 202: Research into links between social media and mass shootings is lacking, experts say

They warn against knee-jerk policy reactions without data. → Read More

The Technology 202: Big Tech under pressure to limit spread of 8chan and other extremist content

Inconsistent content moderation policies could complicate that. → Read More

The Technology 202: Social media experts are skeptical of Trump's plan to fight gun violence online

The administration missed other opportunities to address the problem. → Read More

The Technology 202: Did Andrew Yang succeed in stoking a debate on AI and universal basic income?

Yes and no. But he gets an A for effort. → Read More

The Technology 202: Silicon Valley can breathe a sigh of relief after that Democratic debate

Tech companies largely escaped jabs despite Sanders and Warren's antitrust push. → Read More

The Technology 202: Pete Buttigieg's status as Silicon Valley darling may complicate his gig economy crusade

He's targeting Uber, Lyft and Google in a new labor plan. → Read More

The Technology 202: Mueller testimony a reminder Congress hasn't passed bill targeting disinformation

The Honest Ads Act has been languishing. → Read More

The Technology 202: Facebook's political woes aren't over. But Wall Street is unfazed.

The company's stock soared despite new antitrust probe. → Read More

The Technology 202: Here are the details of the FTC's $5 billion settlement with Facebook

Democratic commissioners say the penalties for privacy violations don't go far enough. → Read More

The Technology 202: Libra fakes undermine Facebook's cryptocurrency charm offensive

It's not inspiring confidence among lawmakers. → Read More

The Technology 202: Knight Foundation invests $50 million into research on tech's impact on democracy

Academics will examine disinformation and how social media impacts public opinion. → Read More

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Rep. Omar

The senior White House adviser said the term “racist” has become a label used to silence and punish people. → Read More

The Technology 202: Washington lawmakers tell tech executives trust has 'run out'

The public pressure appears to be impacting companies' business plans. → Read More

The Technology 202: Three Hill hearings kick off next phase of Washington vs. Silicon Valley

David Cicilline's committee is looking at antitrust laws. → Read More

The Technology 202: Democrats slam record-setting FTC fine as a gift to Facebook

It's a big week for Silicon Valley on Capitol Hill. → Read More

The Technology 202: Trump's social media summit was a spectacle. Here are the real takeaways for Big Tech.

It was a Twitter feed come to life. → Read More

The Technology 202: Trump says 'social media summit' will take Big Tech to task. But it's a non-event in Silicon Valley.

Many techies dismiss it as political theater. → Read More

The Technology 202: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faces legal challenges from critics she blocked on Twitter

The lawsuits come after courts ruled Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking followers. → Read More