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Past articles by Ashley:

Chatbots trigger next misinformation nightmare

The rise of generative AI could create abundant new opportunities for the spread of misinformation and lies online. → Read More

Scoop: Google seeks end to RNC email drama

Google keeps trying to extricate itself from a fight with the RNC over its handling of political emails. → Read More

Musk reignites debate over Apple's power

Twitter owner's complaints about the App Store echo those by other business leaders and some lawmakers. → Read More

Why misinformation didn't wreck the midterms

Online platforms, governments and the media all took preventive measures that made some difference. → Read More

Tech giants wage war with Apple over App Store guidelines

The backlash has been increasing as Apple pushes to make more money from software services. → Read More

Meta: We’re not-so-big tech now

The company's big stock drop and competition from TikTok gives it new defenses against the charge of monopoly. → Read More

Abortion pill demand soaring following Roe's demise

Telehealth companies are seeing a surge in demand for abortion pills following the ruling. → Read More

Scoop: Google moves to keep campaign messages out of spam

Google has come under fire that its algorithms unfairly target conservative content. → Read More

California moves toward tougher online privacy rules for kids

The state is once again poised to set a national standard, in the absence of a federal law. → Read More

China's state media buys Meta ads pushing Russia's line on war

State media outlets are finding ways around social media platforms' efforts to limit them. → Read More

U.S. accounts drive Canadian convoy protest chatter

A majority of Facebook and Twitter posts on the topic have come from American misinformation sources, a study finds. → Read More

Exclusive: YouTube shuts down two Oath Keepers channels

The Oath Keepers militia group and its members face multiple charges related to the January 6 Capitol riot. → Read More

Exclusive poll: Broad public support for new tech regulations

Support for tough measures is evenly spread across the two parties. → Read More

Murdoch empire pushes Republicans to back tech antitrust bills

Fox and News Corp. want the GOP to back new bills aimed at tightening regulation of Big Tech. → Read More

QAnon is disappearing from online view

Researchers found that aggressive moderation and policy moves from Google, Facebook and Twitter made a big difference. → Read More

The ascent of Lina Khan, tech antitrust icon

Progressive critics of tech companies have high hopes for Biden's nominee for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission. → Read More

Exclusive: Key House Republican says he won't take Big Tech money

The move by Colorado Republican Ken Buck comes as regulatory scrutiny of tech heats up. → Read More

Amy Klobuchar steps into the antitrust spotlight

The former presidential hopeful now leads a key Senate panel overseeing enforcement of rules against tech monopolies. → Read More

Privacy laws push online ads beyond tracking

Ad tech is evolving just as consumer spending on e-commerce swells during the pandemic. → Read More

Scoop: DOJ, FTC briefing Hill on Google, Facebook suits

Staff for members of the House antitrust subcommittee will be briefed by phone by the DOJ and FTC on the suits Wednesday afternoon. → Read More