David Cicilline

Exclusive — Marsha Blackburn Opposes Establishment Media Cartel Plan: Will ‘Make It Even Easier’ for Big Tech to ‘Censor Conservative Voices’

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) told Breitbart News exclusively that she is opposed to a proposal called the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), which would allow establishment media outlets to form a cartel to pressure big tech companies for more censorship and special favors with a special media antitrust exemption.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., watches election returns in her race for the U.S. Senate with former Gov. Phil Bredesen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Cicilline: ‘Richard Grenell Is Basically an Internet Troll’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) stated that acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell “is basically an Internet troll” and isn’t qualified to hold the position. Cicilline said, “Well, there are tremendous risks. I

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 12: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) asks Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok a question on July 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Strzok testified before a joint committee hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees. While involved in the probe into Hillary Clinton's …

Report: FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion for Privacy Violations

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly approved Friday a $5 billion settlement with Facebook following the social media giants’ handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This serves as the largest fine the FTC has given out for privacy violations; however, politicians and activists have said that this fine serves as a “bargain” for Facebook.

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