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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 Jan. 6, 2014


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 Mar. 6, 2013


Lobbyists see start of auto-friendly GOP era

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

By Nov. 11, 2010


Technology lobbyists gather at Republican convention

Representatives of the technology industry in town for the Republican convention could be found Wednesday at Chambers, a self-described luxury art hotel.

By Sep. 4, 2008


Microsoft's anti-Google lobbyists, revealed

In new Senate filing, Redmond reveals that it has retained veteran lobbyists to influence policymakers weighing the search giant's proposed DoubleClick acquisition.

By Aug. 16, 2007


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 Oct. 21, 2009


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 Mar. 25, 2009


Pro-copyright lobbyists storm Capitol Hill

RIAA, MPAA and others congregate for an "expo" to spread the word about safeguarding intellectual property, attracting a few celebrities in their midst.

By Oct. 11, 2007


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 Jan. 7, 2009


Music, movie lobbyists push to spy on your Net traffic

Recording and motion picture industries continue efforts to persuade broadband providers to detect users' piracy.

By Aug. 18, 2008