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Ashley Moody Secures $26 Million From Google Through Location Tracking Settlement

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced a multistate action against Google over the tech giant’s location tracking practices.  The announcement follows a multistate investigation by Attorney General Moody and 39 other state attorneys...

New Survey Finds More Democrats Support Censorship On Social Media So People Aren’t Offended

A new survey by Rasmussen Reports shows most Americans believe social media sites like Facebook and Twitter should support free speech. A slim majority of those surveyed--51 percent-- "believe it’s better for the owners of...

Florida Congresswoman Backs Google, YouTube Removing Ads Denying Climate Change

Google announced last week that it will pull ads and monetized activities on its sites, including YouTube, that deny climate change--and a key congresswoman from the Sunshine State is applauding the move. “Working closely with...

Ashley Moody Joins Lawsuit Accusing Google With Having a Monopoly on App Store for...

Moody and 37 other attorneys general filed suit against Google and her office explained the rationale behind the decision on Thursday. 

FAMU Getting $5 Million from Google

The one-time unrestricted financial grant will provide FAMU with financial support for scholarships, technological infrastructure support, career readiness and curriculum development.

Ashley Moody Takes Legal Action Against Google, Accusing Company of Violating Antitrust, Consumer Protection...

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced this week that she is taking action against Google for multiple violations of federal and state antitrust and consumer protection laws—including anticompetitive conduct, exclusionary practices, and false and deceptive misrepresentations in connection with its role in the multitrillion-dollar online-display advertising industry.

Florida Joins DOJ’s Antitrust Case Against Google

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced on Tuesday that the state was taking part in the case to “prevent Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets.”

Jimmy Patronis: ‘If Twitter Won’t Fix Their Own Mess, Congress Should Fix it for...

Patronis sent Scott a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) report “of Twitter following a July 2020 hack of high-profile accounts, including Former President Barack Obama, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Kim Kardashian" which “will support inquiries by the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, who recently voted to subpoena Big Tech CEOs including Twitter, Facebook, and Google.”
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Rick Scott Ready to Ask Twitter, Google, Facebook CEOs About Censoring Conservatives

“The CEOs have not agreed to repeated requests to testify before the Committee on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which governs how online platforms moderate and display user-generated content,” noted the committee.  

Ashley Moody Highlights Accomplishments of First Year in Office

After taking the oath of office on Jan. 8, 2019, Attorney General Moody quickly went to work to fulfill campaign promises—fighting to end the opioid crisis, combating human trafficking, supporting Florida law enforcement officers and working hard to protect all Floridians.

Circulation and Readership of Local Newspapers Reach an All-Time Low

In a recent study, the Pew Research Group found readership of local newspapers has fallen by 50 percent since 1999.

Marco Rubio Asks Google About Ties to Huawei

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Wednesday in sending a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding answers with regard to the company’s relationship with Huawei, a Chinese state-directed telecommunications company.