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Biography for Adam Bender

Adam Bender, Associate Editor, is the state and local telecommunications reporter for Communications Daily, where he also has covered Congress and the Federal Communications Commission. He has won awards for his Warren Communications News reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, Specialized Information Publishers Association and the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing. Bender studied print journalism at American University and is the author of dystopian science-fiction novels. You can follow Bender at and @WatchAdam on Twitter.

Recent Articles by Adam Bender

Virginia Passes Privacy Bill Amid Enforcement, Compliance Concerns

Virginia could soon become the second state with a comprehensive privacy law, after California. The Senate voted 32-7 Friday to send HB-2307 to Gov. Ralph Northam (D), who's expected to sign (see bulletin). Business privacy attorneys are watching New York…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden DOJ Drops Trump Suit Against Calif. Net Neutrality Law

California’s net neutrality law still faces industry challenge after DOJ notified (in Pacer) the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of California Monday that it moved to voluntarily dismiss the case (see 2102080059). Judge John Mendez soon afterward dismissed…Subscribe to Read >>

Wash. Rep to Seek Tougher Measure as State Tries Again on Privacy

Enforcement looks again to be central to the privacy debate in Washington state this year. Rep. Shelley Kloba (D) said in an interview she will soon introduce a bill with a private right of action, unlike in Sen. Reuven Carlyle’s…Subscribe to Read >>

Antitrust Suit by 38 AGs Claims Google Has Search Monopoly

Google got slapped Thursday with another antitrust lawsuit, this time from 35 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico (see 2012170037). As with states’ lawsuit against Facebook last week (see 2012100003), attorneys general from both parties in most…Subscribe to Read >>

FTC, 48 AGs Tag Facebook With Bipartisan Antitrust Suits

Facebook is the subject of antitrust lawsuits from the FTC and attorneys general of both parties from 46 states, Guam and Washington, D.C. The FTC and AGs alleged separately Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Washington that Facebook committed…Subscribe to Read >>