In “an unusual move,” US government asks to join key EU Facebook privacy case | Ars Technica


Decision likely underlines pivotal importance of the case for transatlantic data flows.

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Just Before Passing Surveillance Expansion, Lawmakers Partied With Pro-CISA Lobbyists


The night before Congress passed legislation to expand surveillance power, legislators attended a party with the chief lobbyists for the bill.

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Makers of OxyContin Bankroll Efforts to Undermine Prescription Painkiller Reform


Pharmaceutical companies that manufacture and market highly addictive opioid painkillers are funding nonprofit groups fighting against reforms.

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