Edward Graham

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Edward is a Reporter at Morning Consult covering tech policy.


Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Edward Graham Week in Review Facebook British Parliament seized internal documents from Facebook Inc. said to contain information about the social media platform’s user privacy practices as well as emails between senior company executives, including correspondence with Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, after Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chairman Damian Collins used a rare parliamentary […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Sheryl Sandberg Reportedly Asked Facebook Staff to Research George Soros’ Finances

By Edward Graham Top Stories Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg asked the company’s communications staff in January to look into the financial interests of liberal billionaire George Soros and whether he shorted Facebook stock in response to his high-profile attacks on large technology companies, according to three people with knowledge of the request. Facebook […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Facebook Reportedly Considered Monetizing Access to User Data

By Edward Graham Top Stories Internal Facebook Inc. emails, mostly from 2012-2014, show that the social media company once considered charging outside companies for continued access to user data, including forcing advertisers to spend more for user information, according to an unredacted court document reviewed by reporters, a move that would have signaled a shift away […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Google CEO Reportedly Set to Testify Before House Panel Dec. 5 About Allegations of Anti-Conservative Bias

By Edward Graham Top Stories Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai is expected to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 5 in response to Republican claims that the technology company is biased against conservatives, according to three sources familiar with the plan. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) and other GOP lawmakers have criticized Google […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents Said to Include Confidential Emails

By Edward Graham Top Stories British Parliament seized internal documents from Facebook Inc. said to contain information about the social media platform’s user privacy practices as well as emails between senior company executives, including correspondence with Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, after Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chairman Damian Collins used a rare parliamentary mechanism to […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Electronic Payments Coalition: Mark Zuckerberg Has No Plans to Step Down Amid Fallout from NYT Report

By Edward Graham Morning Consult Tech will be off Nov. 22-23 for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Publication of the morning email briefs and afternoon updates will resume Monday. Top Stories Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg resisted calls for the social media company to change up its leadership, saying during an interview that he supports Chief […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Electronic Payments Coalition: Administration Floats Proposal to Impose Stricter Export-Control Rules on AI Tools

By Edward Graham Top Stories A proposal floated by the Trump administration could impose new restrictions on how companies like Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc. and Google export the technology behind voice-activated smartphones, self-driving cars and supercomputers. The proposal, which is focused “at a minimum” on countries — including China — that are already subject to a […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Electronic Payments Coalition: Tim Cook Says ‘Some Level’ of Tech Industry Regulation Is ‘Inevitable’

By Edward Graham Top Stories Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook said during an interview that technology companies should prepare for coming regulations, adding that “we have to admit when the free market is not working.” Cook, who said companies should be aware that their products can be used for evil, called it “a false choice” […]