Protego Weekly Roundup – February 12, 2019

As we enter the second week of February, technology continues to make headlines.  Whether it’s ongoing developments related to Facebook and Amazon, fake news or Artificial Intelligence and the government, lots to discuss in this week’s Protego Press Roundup: In Case You Missed It. Zach Graves wrote a piece about the Government Accountability Office’s announcement […]

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Protego Weekly Roundup – January 29, 2019

After 35 days, the Shutdown finally ended, although the Congressional Budget Office on Monday estimated the economic cost at $11 billion.  Between that, and the Polar Vortex, a chill is being felt in DC. But, as always, tech issues are heating up, and here are just a few of the stories we’re following this week: […]

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Protego Weekly Roundup – January 15, 2019

Welcome to the 2nd week of January. While the government remains shutdown, there are still several key themes we’re following this week at Protego: Location data and privacy. A number of headlines in the past week point to a growing disagreement about the handling of location data between industry, consumers and lawmakers. Under pressure, AT&T […]

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Protego Weekly Roundup – January 8, 2019

Welcome back to Protego Press, and here’s to kicking off a fantastic 2019!  After an eventful 2018, we’re excited to continue to explore the intersection of technology and policy with you in the new year. Here are this week’s key headlines: Appointments in the Trump Administration.  After nearly two years of being vacant, the White […]

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Protego Daily Update: 12/19/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: Scott Stewart looks into How Iran’s Cyber Game Plan Reflects Its Asymmetrical War Strategy Russian Internet trolls played on U.S. racial divisions ahead of the presidential election from Sherrilyn Ifill The growth of conspiracism, feeding into political polarization & potentially street violence & ultimately terrorism. The NYT exposes […]

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Protego Daily Update: 12/18/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: For the last 6 mo, New Knowledge led an investigation into Russian interference on behalf of the Senate Intelligence Committee (SSCI). That report is here: http://disinformationreport.com Walt Mossberg, one of the top tech journalists, announced Monday that he will deactivate his Facebook and Facebook Messenger accounts. […]

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Protego Press Daily Update (11/19/18)

Here are the headlines of note this morning: Apple CEO Tim Cook says new regulation of technology companies ‘inevitable’ because “the free market is not working.” The Apple leader told Axios that “this is not a matter of privacy versus profits, or privacy versus technical innovation. That’s a false choice,” he said. What kind of […]

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News of the Day 11/13/18

A quick summary of interesting articles and news related to technology and policy from around the web: The United States elected to sit out a new International Cyber Security Agreement Matt Tait writes about Election Security over at LawFare Privacy International filed complaints against 7 companies today Brian Wesolowski writes about Humanizing the Narrative Around Privacy […]

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