Gov. Ned Lamont has his own ideas about contact tracing, but the state is not yet as prepared as others.
CT joins multi-state investigation into Google
Attorney General William Tong and his fellow attorneys general say Google threatens competition and hurts consumers and business.
Blumenthal seeks FTC probe of Google
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google over revelations that the company not only exposed private data of Google+ users to outside developers, but also failed to disclose the data leak for months.
Blumenthal joins Dem fight against Trump net neutrality rollback
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WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday helped fellow Democrats promote a bill that would undo the Trump administration’s reversal of net neutrality rules. Blumenthal said that has awoken a “slumbering giant” of concerned millennials.
CT residents weigh in on net neutrality, but bots may be too
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents have weighed in on a proposal to reverse Obama-administration “net neutrality rules” that prevent internet providers from blocking a rival’s content or creating “fast lanes” for companies willing to pay extra to deliver their content more quickly. But it’s difficult to tell how many of those comments are authentic and how many are phony.
Internet giants say they are open to new political-ad rules
WASHINGTON — When it comes to disclosures about political ads, the Internet was like the Wild West, with few regulations that required them to lift the veil on those using social media to influence voters, a situation that allowed Russian operatives to meddle in U.S. elections last year. But that may be changing thanks to political pressure from lawmakers, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Blumenthal asks Twitter, Facebook, about fake ads in Russian troll probe
WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday asked Twitter and Facebook executives what they knew about specific attempts by Russian trolls to disseminate information through fake ads and stories, and received little response. Facebook says as many as 126 million people may have seen content from accounts tied to Russian sources.