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  • This Week In Tech Policy

    • Bennet, Schatz, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation To Protect People’s Personal Data Online
    • Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 16 senators, led by Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai’i), in reintroducing legislation to protect people’s personal data online. The Data Care Act would require websites, apps, and other online providers to take responsible steps to safeguard personal information and stop the misuse of users’ data.
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    • Rep. Jason Crow Hosts Field Hearing to Talk about Innovation in the School to Small Business Pipeline
    • Last month, Rep. Jason Crow (CO-06) as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development held a small business field hearing at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus to discuss how Colorado is embracing new and innovative approaches towards educating young people and creating a school-to-business pipeline.
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    • Fine Wine vs. Big Tech: How France’s Digital Tax Sparked a Trump Tariff Backlash
    • It’s tariff time again—President Donald Trump has threatened to whack 100% duties on a wide range of French products, from wine to cheese to porcelain. This time, the threat comes as a response to France’s new tax on digital giants—most of which happen to be American. Here’s what’s going on, and why this latest broadside from the U.S. might elicit a sharp response from the European Union.
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    • Bill to limit robocalls passes House by near-unanimous vote
    • A bill to crack down on robocalls passed in the House by a 417-3 vote on Wednesday, in a rare display of bipartisanship amid a divided Congress.
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    • Colorado’s rural communities could benefit from $600 million in federal broadband grants
    • Dove Creek is the first in Colorado to be awarded the grant money, with two more communities crossing their fingers that they'll cash in as well
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