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October 8, 2019 In The News

Algunos legisladores estadounidenses dicen que todavía consideran formas para detener la criptomoneda de Facebook. “Este Congreso se asegurará, de una forma u otra, de que sepamos qué está haciendo Mark Zuckerberg y si protege o no a nuestros consumidores y nuestra economía”, dijo la representante demócrata de Texas, Sylvia García.

 
October 7, 2019 In The News

PayPal, the online payments company, said Friday it is withdrawing from the Libra Association, becoming the first major backer of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency to exit the project amid escalating regulatory pressure.

October 7, 2019 In The News

Regulators are once again hounding CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the Facebook-led Libra 

October 7, 2019 In The News

PayPal is withdrawing from Facebook’s Libra Association, the company announced Friday.

October 4, 2019 In The News

House lawmakers are ratcheting up pressure on Facebook in an attempt to force chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to testify in the coming months about his company’s plans to launch the Libra cryptocurrency.

October 3, 2019 In The News

Every five years, Debbie Smith watches as Congress comes to the brink of letting the federal program bearing her name expire.

But lawmakers always found a way to pass the Debbie Smith Act, which sends resources to crime laboratories across the country to test rape kits and DNA evidence from other unsolved crimes.

October 1, 2019 In The News

The 2019 Texas Tribune Festival, held Sept. 26 - 28 in downtown Austin, was the biggest one yet. Thousands turned out to hear hundreds of speakers, attend dozens of panels, watch live podcast recordings and join in countless other special events, large and small.

September 26, 2019 In The News

There is a growing backlash over do-it-yourself rape kits, products that makers say are meant to give victims a way to collect evidence if they are unwilling or unable to go to a hospital. But mounting legal threats may keep them off the market.

September 26, 2019 In The News

This past week, the House Financial Services Committee considered and passed a few bills that would, if passed by the House, result in changes to the securities laws. These include:

September 25, 2019 In The News

There is a growing backlash over do-it-yourself rape kits, products that makers say are meant to give victims a way to collect evidence if they are unwilling or unable to go to a hospital. But mounting legal threats may keep them off the market.

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