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Recent articles by Kate:

Facebook and Google have ad trackers on your streaming TV, studies find

You just can't get away from the big ad tech companies, it seems. → Read More

Facebook plans launch of its own “Supreme Court” for handling takedown appeals

Surely this initiative will create meaningful change... → Read More

Oh, frak: There’s another Battlestar Galactica reboot coming

All of this has happened before, and all of this will happen again... → Read More

Instigator of fatal Kansas swatting receives prison sentence

Viner arranged the swatting after losing a reported $1.50 bet. → Read More

Spouse of Ring exec among lawmakers trying to weaken Calif. privacy law

The assemblywoman said her husband's job has nothing whatsoever to do with it. → Read More

Congress wants Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon emails as probe heats up

Committee requests decades' worth of records relating to basically everything. → Read More

Forwarding email is a crime, Jerry Falwell Jr. says after leaks to media

A legal expert told the AP Falwell's claims were "totally insane." → Read More

50 states and territories launch massive joint probe into Google

All but two states are on board; federal, international probes have a head start. → Read More

Equifax Claims Administrator says victims must provide more info to claim cash

If you said you have credit monitoring services, now you have to say which. → Read More

Trump admin threatens California, automakers over emissions deal

The supposedly independent actions all aim at the same goal: Stop California. → Read More

Facebook on the hook as states launch competition, privacy probe

States action follows a whole big bunch of federal and international regulators. → Read More

Senator pushes Amazon for details about Ring “partnerships” with police

Privacy and civil rights advocates are increasingly concerned about the deals. → Read More

8chan owner testifies to Congress about extremism on the site

Violent manifestos on the site have become common for white terrorist shooters. → Read More

YouTube fined $170 million for violations of children’s privacy

FTC says Google bragged about the children's content it claimed not to host. → Read More

Amazon delivery contractors operate with little oversight, report finds

The "in-house" delivery is actually done by a sprawling mass of subcontractors. → Read More

Ring reportedly shared video sharing data, detailed maps with police in 2018

The company says the reports do not reflect its "current policies." → Read More

Trump admin. announces plan to kill 2016 methane emissions limits

EPA also seeks "alternative interpretations" of law letting it limit pollutants. → Read More

Ring has more than 400 police “partnerships,” company finally says

The arrangements are particularly abundant in Texas, Florida, and California. → Read More

Uber’s and Lyft’s cut of fares can exceed 50%, report finds

Fare receipt data showed the surge multiplier riders pay doesn't get to drivers. → Read More

Former Google engineer Levandowski indicted for stealing trade secrets

The criminal allegations are very similar to the claims in 2017's Waymo v. Uber. → Read More