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Top cable industry lobbyist to FCC: Don't regulate the Net

NCTA head and former FCC Chairman Michael Powell says regulating the Internet like a public utility, as Net neutrality supporters wish, would be a disaster.

By April 29, 2014

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Nevermind the hack: Snapchat hires lobbyists

Snapchat remains mum on specifics of how it plans to prevent another database breach, but it has already hired a Washington lobby firm.

By January 6, 2014

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Samsung increases spending on U.S. lobbyists to $900K

After a patent lawsuit with Apple, the South Korean smartphone maker spends more on courting U.S. lawmakers.

By March 6, 2013

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Google picks former Rep. Molinari as top lobbyist

A former congresswoman will be Google's first Washington insider to head its D.C. office.

By February 23, 2012

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As pressure mounts on Google, its top lobbyist steps down

Alan Davidson, who started the Web giant's lobbying efforts six-and-a-half years ago, plans to leave his job to pursue "other opportunities."

By November 7, 2011

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Lobbyists see start of auto-friendly GOP era

Automotive News reports on how the recently elected GOP-dominated House will affect automotive legislation.

By November 11, 2010

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Telco lobbyists don't mind some Net neutrality regs

AT&T and Verizon Communications lobbyists say they are fine with existing FCC open Internet principles becoming regulation, but they are opposed to proposed new rules.

By October 21, 2009

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Green news harvest: Green-tech lobbyists get busy

With clean energy central to the Obama administration's agenda, venture capitalists and green-tech company executives are learning the ways of Washington, D.C.

By March 25, 2009

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Tech lobbyists: Spend $30 billion in tax dollars, get a million jobs

A new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation suggests spending $30 billion on IT infrastructure would create or save 949,000 U.S. jobs.

By January 7, 2009

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Obama appoints lobbyist to head FCC transition, reports say

President-elect Barack Obama's selection of a lobbyist and DC insider to head FCC transition team could be bad news for the tech community.

By November 6, 2008