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Past articles by Chris:

Voters Unconvinced by Provisions of Bill to Boost App Store Competition

Only two of the Open App Markets Act measures received at least 30% support, per new Morning Consult/Politico data → Read More

Voters Overwhelmingly Back Major Provisions of Proposed Federal Data Privacy Law

More than 80% of voters support each of the major provisions in the proposed federal data privacy legislation, as Congress debates it. → Read More

Tech Companies Are Still Figuring Out Return-to-Office Plans. Most Workers Don’t Want a Full-Time, In-Person Return

For tech workers who have embraced remote work during the pandemic, there is little appetite for returning to the office full time, a new Morning Consult survey found. Roughly 3 in 5 tech workers said they are not interested in a full-time return, compared to about 2 in 5 who said they are. → Read More

Most Alien Believers Think Government Has Kept UFO Existence From the Public

About 3 in 5 voters believe in extraterrestrial life, and of that share, almost 4 in 5 said the government has concealed information about unidentified flying objects. → Read More

More Than Half of Voters Still Back Net Neutrality Laws

Days after a federal appeals court decision left in place a California law that protects net neutrality in the state, more than half of registered voters said that they supported such protections, a new Morning Consult/Politico survey found. That support has remained relatively stable for several years, even after the repeal of federal rules. → Read More

In the Metaverse, Live Concerts Hold More Appeal Than Live Sports and Shopping

As companies look to ramp up their entertainment offerings in the metaverse, adults appear most enthused about virtually attending live concerts, ahead of going to live sporting events and shopping in the virtual reality world, according to a Morning Consult survey. → Read More

Nothing Concerns the Public More About the Metaverse Than the Misuse of Their Personal Data

Tech companies have been the subject of sustained criticism in recent years for lax approaches to data protection, content moderation, user safety and impacts on mental health. And their moves into the metaverse appear to be sparking many of those same fears in the public, a Morning Consult survey found, with many U.S. adults also concerned about the cost of the technology and its effects on… → Read More

At Least 3 in 5 Voters in All Parties Back Government Help for U.S. Chip Manufacturing

After several semiconductor chief executives testified last week in favor of government help to boost domestic chip production amid a worldwide shortage, nearly two-thirds of registered voters in a new Morning Consult/Politico survey said they supported federal assistance for U.S. chip manufacturing. → Read More

Nearly 7 in 10 Voters Back Proposed Law That Would Protect the 'Right to Repair'

A bipartisan group of senators last week introduced a bill to protect consumers’ right to repair their own devices and products. That proposed legislation is supported by 69 percent of registered voters, per a new Morning Consult/Politico survey. → Read More

Nearly 7 in 10 Voters Support Government, Social Media Bans for Russian State Media

After YouTube blocked worldwide access to channels associated with Russian state-sponsored media and the European Union also banned the outlets, almost 70 percent of voters said they would support similar actions by the U.S. government and social media companies, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico survey. → Read More

Amid Amazon Warehouse Union Push, Nearly 4 in 5 Voters Support Collective Bargaining

As more Inc. warehouse workers move to unionize, support among registered voters for employees’ rights to collectively bargain remains robust at 77 percent, a figure that is virtually unchanged since last year, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll. → Read More

2 in 3 Voters Support Delay of 5G Rollout Near Airports

Why it matters Many airlines were left scrambling to assess the full impacts of the 5G rollout, which the FAA warned in October could interfere with radar altimeters in some aircraft. It made for significant uncertainty around the deployment of 5G on C-Band spectrum, which had been in the works since 2020 when the Federal Communications Commission made it available for the networks. Both Verizon… → Read More

More Than Half of Voters Back a National Data Privacy Law

Fifty-six percent of registered voters said they support federal data privacy legislation, according to new polling from Morning Consult and Politico -- findings that come after civil and human rights advocacy groups presented a 24,000-signature petition to Congress urging action on the issue. → Read More

7 in 10 Voters Support Teaching Social Media Literacy in Schools

More than 70 percent of voters said they support teaching students about the benefits and risks of social media in schools, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll, which comes after the Florida Senate advanced a bill that would require such a practice in the state’s public schools. → Read More

Fewer Than Half of Voters Support Government Regulation of Advanced Air Mobility

Voters are showing lukewarm support for government regulation of advanced air mobility like drones and flying cars as lawmakers push through legislation on the topic, according to new Morning Consult/Politico polling. → Read More

Facebook’s Whistleblower Said the Company Does Too Little to Protect Users. Most of the Public Agrees

Following the testimony of former Facebook Inc. employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen, most of the public said in a recent Morning Consult poll that the company does not do enough to protect user safety and supports both congressional and corporate actions to remedy the situation. → Read More

Hyperloop Hype Struggles to Break Through to Car-Dependent Public

Virgin Hyperloop tried to make a splash with a concept video of its passenger pods last month, but new polling suggests the futuristic transportation method is making little impact on the public’s commuting preferences and that cars will continue to dominate the scene. → Read More

3 in 5 Voters Say the Taliban Should Be Banned From Social Media

As the Taliban looks to increase its presence on social media sites following its sudden takeover of Afghanistan, companies are split so far on whether to ban the group from their platforms. But a new Morning Consult/Politico poll shows that most voters are in favor of blocking the group from using social media. → Read More