U.S. senators offer privacy bill for COVID-19 contact tracing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of Republican U.S. senators said Thursday they would introduce legislation to address consumer privacy concerns surrounding technology companies’ efforts to help build contact tracing apps to fight the new coronavirus outbreak. Senator Roger Wicker, who

Pelosi shoots down McConnell demand for business COVID protection

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Democrats would not support protections for businesses against COVID-related litigation, which Senate Majority Mitch McConnell has demanded as a condition for further coronavirus relief legislation. “Especially