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Apple CEO Cook meets with Congressional leaders

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Apple CEO Tim Cook quietly met with several leaders of the US Congress last Tuesday, according to Fortune. Sit-down sessions are said to have been been organized with House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The one person left out of the...
Apple CEO Cook meets with Congressional leaders

Senators Push for Bill to Advance Online Poker

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As Congress debates the federal budget, two powerful lawmakers are trying to push an unusual side project into the mix — online gambling. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl are seeking language in a legislative package during the lame-duck session that would expand some...
Senators Push for Bill to Advance Online Poker

Would You Like To Keep The Government From Spying On You? Speak Up Now

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We've been talking about the Senate debate over cybersecurity all week, and it appears that it's moving into the endgame process. Last night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called for cloture -- basically the process to end the debate and move to a vote. In doing so, he also set...
Would You Like To Keep The Government From Spying On You? Speak Up Now

Apple's Tim Cook Pays Washington a Courtesy Call

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Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Washington last week for a series of sit-downs with Congressional leaders. The meetings — with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) — were largely introductory, Fortune reports. But they may signal that Apple...
Apple's Tim Cook Pays Washington a Courtesy Call

Now Obama Wants To Build A $5 Billion Bullet Train From Las Vegas To Nowhere

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- On a dusty, rock-strewn expanse at the edge of the Mojave Desert, a company linked to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants to build a bullet train that would rocket tourists from the middle of nowhere to the gambling palaces of Las Vegas. Privately held...
Now Obama Wants To Build A $5 Billion Bullet Train From Las Vegas To Nowhere

The New Law That Will Turn the Start-Up World Upside Down: Crowdfunding

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Remember that special moment when we all realized that the web was going to remake yard sales and auctions, but we didn’t know who was going to win yet? (And then eBay left the rest in the dust?) Such a moment has come again, and with a choice prize: Investing...
The New Law That Will Turn the Start-Up World Upside Down: Crowdfunding

Even No-Tax Republicans Are Embracing The Internet Sales Tax

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Internet sales tax headed for Senate vote with strong support from anti-tax Republicans WASHINGTON (AP) -- You don't see this very often: a majority of Senate Republicans voting to make people who buy stuff on the Internet pay state and local sales taxes. Anti-tax guru Grover Norquist isn't happy about...
Even No-Tax Republicans Are Embracing The Internet Sales Tax

Cybersecurity Bill Dies, Obama Signs Cyberwar Directive. What's Next?

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The Cybersecurity Act of 2012 is dead. The bill would have given the Department of Homeland Security greater control over security standards and involved it in industry efforts to protect critical infrastructure. Opponents of the bill feared that the department would have had too much control and that too much...
Cybersecurity Bill Dies, Obama Signs Cyberwar Directive. What's Next?

Reid Seeks to Expedite Online Sales Tax Bill

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is setting up online sales tax legislation for a possible vote on the Senate floor after the chamber completes work on gun legislation. On Tuesday night, Mr. Reid began the process of moving an online sales tax bill to the Senate floor on an...
Reid Seeks to Expedite Online Sales Tax Bill

Senate cybersecurity bill leaves Internet alone, exempts tech companies from oversight

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The Senate Homeland Security Committee has introduced the broad cybersecurity legislation promised late last year by Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV). But contrary to the fears of many—or perhaps because of them—the bill's scope is tightly restrained, excluding the vast majority of commercial systems and Internet infrastructure itself...
Senate cybersecurity bill leaves Internet alone, exempts tech companies from oversight
Senate prepares to vote on nationwide online sales tax rules

Despite murmurs of hope, cybersecurity legislation remains utterly dead in the U.S. Congress

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TNW called this some time ago: Cybersecurity legislation is flatlined in the U.S. Congress, despite recent calls to chest-shock its corpse in hopes of a miracle. Well, miracles are vanishingly rare, and cybersecurity is kaput until calendar 2013. Out today in The Hill, the very influential political publication, is a starkly titled post:...
Despite murmurs of hope, cybersecurity legislation remains utterly dead in the U.S. Congress
Mr. Cook goes to Washington

U.S. Senate considering legalizing online poker -- and cracking down on other internet gambling

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A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators is close to a deal on legalizing online poker, a possible victory for supporters of greater liberalization of gambling laws. But the group is also considering tightening restrictions on other forms of internet gambling. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Senate Minority Whip...
U.S. Senate considering legalizing online poker -- and cracking down on other internet gambling
CISPA DEAD: 'Privacy Killer' Bill Hits A Brick Wall In The Senate

Senate delays vote on Internet sales tax until May

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The U.S. Senate has delayed a vote on an Internet sales tax until May, after a handful of senators blocked lawmakers from voting on the legislation this week.The Senate will again take up debate on the Marketplace Fairness Act after May 6, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada...
Senate delays vote on Internet sales tax until May
Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Capitol Hill, opens lines of communication

US Senate moves toward Internet sales tax vote

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The U.S. Senate has moved toward a vote to impose sales tax on most Internet purchases, with lawmakers likely to vote to close debate on legislation next week.On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, filed a cloture motion to end debate and move to a final...
US Senate moves toward Internet sales tax vote

Harry Reid Wants a Bigger, Badder Version of SOPA/PIPA

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., still licking wounds form last week's defea of the Protect IP Act and its House counterpart the Stop Online Piracy Act, is reportedly working on an even more sinister, Internet-regulating bill. Few details have been publicly disclosed about the latest push by legislative Democrats...
Harry Reid Wants a Bigger, Badder Version of SOPA/PIPA
Call connected through the NSA: Ars readers react
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