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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

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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 Mar. 6, 2013

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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 Nov. 11, 2010

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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

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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

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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 Oct. 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 Mar. 25, 2009

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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

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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 Jan. 7, 2009

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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