Trump’s executive order on tech would silence the ‘little guy’

Trump’s executive order on tech would silence the ‘little guy’

Sen. Ron Wyden on Tuesday slammed President Donald Trump’s executive order signed last week, which seeks to strip online platforms of liability protections for editing or removing user-generated content. The Oregon Democrat — a co-author of the Communications Decency Act — told participants in a virtual forum held by the nonpartisan The Aspen Institute that […]
Why Trump’s soaring deficits don’t matter right now

Why Trump’s soaring deficits don’t matter right now

Markets are correct in shrugging off any impact from soaring deficits under the Trump administration, suggests Goldman Sachs’ top equities strategist. “As the private sector pulls back amid the [COVID-19] crisis, governments are right to step in and bridge the gap...
Trump’s attack on Twitter could rewrite the rules of the internet

Trump’s attack on Twitter could rewrite the rules of the internet

President Trump on Friday escalated his ongoing feud with Twitter (TWTR) by posting a tweet the company said glorifies violence. The company responded by blocking the tweet, which in part stated “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” from view. To see it,...