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  • Communicators at the Congressional Hackathon Part 2
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    Communicators at the Congressional Hackathon, Part 2

    "The Communicators visited a Capitol Hill "hackathon"seminar in which congressional staffers and employees from government agencies and outside groups brainstorm about how to use technology to open up…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Social Security Numbers Loss and Theft Prevention
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    Social Security Numbers Loss and Theft Prevention

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers of identity theft or losing one’s Social Security number. Notable witnesses included…

    326 views
  • FCC and FTC Leaders Testify on 2019 Budget Requests
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    FCC and FTC Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Requests

    The chairs of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) testified at a hearing on their agencies' respective fiscal year 2019 budget requests. Some of the…

    268 views
  • Digital Electric Grid
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    Digital Electric Grid

    Consumer advocates talked about the challenges around the expansion and modernization of the digital electric grid and the concerns around privacy and accessibility to low-income and rural…

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  • Consumer Federation of America Acting Chair Remarks
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    Consumer Federation of America Acting Chair Remarks

    Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, addressed a forum hosted by the Consumer Federation of America. The event brought together government,…

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  • Communicators with Gigi Sohn and Robert McDowell
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    Communicators with Gigi Sohn and Robert McDowell

    Gigi Sohn and Robert McDowell talked about the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint and what it means for the two companies, consumers, and the wider cellular and communications world.

    252 views
  • Data Breaches and Cyber Threats
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    Data Breaches and Cyber Threats

    Technology experts talked about recent data challenges with Equifax and Facebook. They also discussed how corporations were dealing with the fallout from security breaches and best practices in…

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  • Panelists Discuss Privacy in Telecommunications and Internet
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    Digital Platforms and Users' Rights

    Panelists talked about New Americ ‘s 2018 study that ranks major global telecommunications and internet companies based on their digital platform policies relating to users’ privacy and…

    63 views
  • Communicators at the Congressional Hackathon
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    Communicators at the Congressional Hackathon

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Minority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), along with staffers and others at a congressional “Hackathon,” talked about their efforts to make…

    198 views
  • FCC and FTC Host Forum on Combating Robocalls
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    Combating Robocalls

    Communications analysts and officials from the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission talked about ways to deal with illegal robocalls. The panelists focused on…

    598 views
  • Director Mulvaney Testifies on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report
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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report

    White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, also the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, testified before the House Financial Services Committee on the consumer agency’s semi-annual report to…

    2,666 views
  • Consumer Federation of America Food Policy Conference Nutritional Information Panel
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    Consumer Federation of America Food Policy Conference, Nutritional Information Panel

    Representatives from the Center for Food Integrity, the Think Healthy Group, and the Center for Science in the Public Interest took part in a panel discussion of the Consumer Federation of…

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  • Washington Journal Michael Farren Discusses the Future of Autonomous Vehicles
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    Michael Farren on the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

    Michael Farren talked about the recent pedestrian death by a self-driving car and the future of autonomous vehicles.

    271 views
  • Communicators with Bob Quinn
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    Communicators with Bob Quinn

    Bob Quinn, AT&T’s top lobbyist in Washington, D.C., talked about the trial that began that week over his company’s plan to buy Time Warner. The Justice Department brought an antitrust suit against AT&T,…

    454 views
  • Hearing Focuses on Ecommerce and Intellectual Property Rights Protection
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    E-Commerce and Counterfeit Goods

    Representatives from the Customs and Border Protection Office, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified at a hearing on ways to protect…

    693 views
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney
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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney talked about the agency’s priorities at the National Association of Attorneys General winter meeting.

    199 views
  • Federal Trade Commission Nominees Testify at Confirmation Hearing
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    Federal Trade Commission Nominees Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a confirmation hearing for Federal Trade Commission (FTC) nominees Rohit Chopra, Noah Phillips, Christine Wilson, and Joseph Simons,…

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  • Washington Journal David Mitchell Discusses Prescription Drug Prices
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    David Mitchell on Prescription Drug Costs

    David Mitchell talked about efforts by his Patients For Affordable Drugs organization to lower prescription drug prices.

    373 views
  • Senate Democrats on Net Neutrality
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    Senate Democrats on Net Neutrality

    Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren (MA), Ron Wyden (OR), Al Franken (MN), and Jeff Merkley (OR) talked about net neutrality as the Federal Communications Commission was to vote on December 14 on…

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  • Democratic Senators on Net Neutrality
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    Democratic Senators on Net Neutrality

    Democratic Senators Maria Cantwell (WA), Ed Markey (MA), Gary Peters (MI), Patrick Leahy (D), and Amy Klobuchar (MN) talked about net neutrality as the Federal Communications Commission was to vote on…

    51 views
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