Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told a U.S. Senate Committee today that his agency lacks the authority to regulate political speech, a strong indication that the FTC will not act on President Trump’s Executive Order seeking to regulate social media companies. Simon’s answer seemed to take Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, a Mississippi Republican, by surprise. “So Mr. Chairman,...
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At 11 a.m. last Tuesday, a San Francisco icon stepped up to the podium at the century-old Potrero Hill Neighborhood House. With the Financial District’s half-vacant towers gleaming in the distance and the golden September sun streaming through the windows, the venue seemed stage-designed for a biopic: the room where a political star was born. The speaker, former 49er and NFL Hall of...
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