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: Sri Lanka social media shutdown reveals Facebook's Achilles' heel

Content moderation is Silicon Valley's weak spot. → Read More

The Technology 202: Ahead of public offering, Pinterest tries to distance itself from problems plaguing Big Tech

But policy changes would still pose a risk to its business. → Read More

The Technology 202: James Comey is offering a mea culpa on encryption. But his views haven't really changed.

His comments are a reminder the heated debate could erupt again at any moment. → Read More

The Technology 202: Notre Dame cathedral fire reveals tech companies' struggle to combat misinformation

YouTube's algorithms made a huge mistake by linking it to 9/11. → Read More

The Technology 202: Disinformation spread by Americans is 'the hardest challenge that we have,' DHS official says

The government has broader authorities to deal with foreign adversaries. → Read More

The Technology 202: This is Ted Cruz's playbook to crack down on Big Tech for alleged anti-conservative bias

It's the stuff of Silicon Valley nightmares. → Read More

The Technology 202: Lawmakers missed a chance to actually grill Silicon Valley on content moderation

They mostly chose partisan bickering instead. → Read More

The Technology 202: Lawmakers plan to ratchet up pressure on tech companies' content moderation practices

Two hearings. Two different debates. Likely no consensus. → Read More

The Technology 202: Tech companies warn U.K. to consider free speech as it proposes fines for harmful content

Industry wants policymakers to clearly define content that must be removed. → Read More

The Technology 202: Local news is the next battleground as Congress eyes Big Tech's power

Under current antitrust laws, news publishers are barred from working together as they seek deals with tech platforms. → Read More

The Technology 202: The government's top Silicon Valley watchdog only has five full-time technologists. Now it's asking Congress for more.

The FTC is fighting an uphill battle. → Read More

The Technology 202: WhatsApp's new tip line is a testing ground for fighting fake news on encrypted messaging

But experts are skeptical it will be effective. → Read More

The Technology 202: Google has a dilemma as employees demand removal of conservative from AI council

Removing the Heritage Foundation chief could intensify the company's political headaches in Washington. → Read More

The Technology 202: Australia proposes fines, jail time for social media executives who fail to remove violent content

Companies are concerned about an increasingly fragmented regulatory environment. → Read More

The Technology 202: Lyft's IPO will be Wall Street's first test of the gig economy

The policy headaches are far from over. → Read More

The Technology 202: Silicon Valley isn't waiting for Washington to address privacy, disinformation

Here are takeaways from first Tech 202 event in San Francisco. → Read More

The Technology 202: Apple's push into subscriptions raises new competition concerns, antitrust experts say

Washington is debating whether antitrust law needs to be changed. → Read More

The Technology 202: Talk of cable's demise 'drastically premature' as Apple dives into streaming, top lobbyist says

Big Cable and Big Tech are "frenemies," according to NCTA's chief. → Read More

The Technology 202: Facebook password glitch adds to list of company's woes

The company could have violated GDPR. → Read More

The Technology 202: Prominent conservatives take aim at tech's biggest legal shield

Josh Hawley and Donald Trump Jr. want to bar 'viewpoint discrimination.' → Read More