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  1. Barr Elevates Antitrust Lawyer to Coordinate Big-Tech Review

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceAug 08 18:46 PM

    Lauren Willard has been appointed to serve as a counselor to Barr, according to a Justice Department official. The investigation is a sign of the escalating pressure on tech giants, from ...

  2. Barr’s Reading of Asylum Law Makes It More Cruel

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceJul 30 19:40 PM

    The question at issue now is: What, exactly, is included in the phrase “membership in a particular social group”? The Board of Immigration Appeals, which is the part of the Justice Department ...

  3. DOJ Scrutinizes Google Advertising, Search in Antitrust Probe

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceAug 08 20:57 PM

    Antitrust officials have been actively meeting over the past month with third-party companies that could have grievances against Google, including publishers and consumer-facing websites, said ...

  4. Jeffrey Epstein dies inside notorious NYC lockup

    Fox Business via Yahoo FinanceAug 10 15:28 PM

    This comes just two weeks after the former multi-millionaire investment banker was placed on suicide watch as he awaited trial on a slew of charges, including child sex trafficking. The prison ...

  5. Amazon’s Deal to Sell New Apple Devices Under Scrutiny by FTC

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceAug 02 22:22 PM

    John Bumstead, who sells refurbished Apple products, said in a Facebook post last month that about seven lawyers and an economist from the FTC interviewed him about the deal. He made the posting ...

  6. It’s become clear to me that the problems go back even further: The regulations governing the appointment of a special counsel doomed Mueller’s investigation from the start. The appointment ...

  7. Billionaire Thiel Supports Encryption as U.S. Pushes for Access

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceAug 11 20:21 PM

    The comments by Thiel, who is among the tech industry’s most vocal supporters of President Donald Trump, emerged Sunday amid revelations of an apparently separate FBI initiative to bolster monitoring ...