Dave Perera joined the Washington, DC office as a technology reporter. He is a veteran cybersecurity reporter for Politico and a former editor for FierceMarkets publications. Dave studied Spanish and Italian literature at the University of Colorado, and has a Master’s degree from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.
Selected Insights by Dave
A quiet death at the US Federal Communications Commission of a Trump-era attempt to weaken the legal liability shield for online platforms won’t be the end.
Google colluded with Facebook in a bid to maintain its dominance over the online display-advertising market, alleges an antitrust lawsuit filed.
A US Senate hearing featuring chief executives of America’s largest online platforms saw its putative subject — Section 230 of Communications Decency Act of 1996 — reduced to brief mentions.
Coronavirus infections are mounting, and so are threats to Americans’ privacy. FTC member Christine Wilson is on a mission to decry the latter.
A privacy backlash has led South Carolina to bar its health department from using smartphone contact-tracing apps.