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FACEBOOK DECIDES TO TAKE DOWN TRUMP 2020 CAMPAIGN'S 'CENSUS' ADS

Facebook | March 06, 2020

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Facebook Inc on Thursday removed ads by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that asked users to fill out an “Official 2020 Congressional District Census” because the ads violate the company’s policy against misinformation on the government’s census. The ads, which come from the pages of the Republican president and Vice President Mike Pence, link to a survey on an official campaign website and then to a page asking for donations....

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GROUPS URGE CONGRESS TO FUND FEDERAL TECH UPGRADES IN NEXT COVID STIMULUS BILL

Nextgov | April 16, 2020

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The next stimulus package—expected to infuse trillions of dollars into the U.S. economy—must include significant and targeted funding for federal, state and local technology upgrades, according to a group of federal IT-focused advocacy groups. As Americans receive checks from the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES, Act, Congress is already considering another round of stimulus spending to ease the pain of strict social distancing measures. To be tru...

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MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE BEGINS CONSIDERING FACIAL-RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY REGULATIONS

MinnPost | February 03, 2020

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A joint legislative committee has taken the first small steps toward considering what a handful of cities and states around the country have already done regulating or banning the use of facial recognition software by business and government. It was such a small step considered by a subcommittee of the relatively obscure Legislative Coordinating Commission that the chair corrected a witness who called a proposal a “draft of legislation.”...

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CASTELLUM ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF LOI TO ACQUIRE $4 MILLION GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR

Castellum, Inc. | December 27, 2021

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Castellum, Inc. announces the signing of a letter-of-intent (LOI) to acquire an East-coast based government contractor generating over $4 million in annualized revenue. Subject to due diligence and the execution of a definitive purchase agreement, the Company hopes to close the acquisition in the first quarter of 2022. “We are happy to announce our next LOI, which adds more than 25 employees and further strengthens our past performance by adding more capabilities in In...

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FACEBOOK DECIDES TO TAKE DOWN TRUMP 2020 CAMPAIGN'S 'CENSUS' ADS

Facebook | March 06, 2020

Facebook Inc on Thursday removed ads by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that asked users to fill out an “Official 2020 Congressional District Census” because the ads violate the company’s policy against misinformation on the government’s census. The ads, which come from the pages of the Republican president and Vice President Mike Pence, link to a survey on an official campaign website and then to a page asking for donations....

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GROUPS URGE CONGRESS TO FUND FEDERAL TECH UPGRADES IN NEXT COVID STIMULUS BILL

Nextgov | April 16, 2020

The next stimulus package—expected to infuse trillions of dollars into the U.S. economy—must include significant and targeted funding for federal, state and local technology upgrades, according to a group of federal IT-focused advocacy groups. As Americans receive checks from the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES, Act, Congress is already considering another round of stimulus spending to ease the pain of strict social distancing measures. To be tru...

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MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE BEGINS CONSIDERING FACIAL-RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY REGULATIONS

MinnPost | February 03, 2020

A joint legislative committee has taken the first small steps toward considering what a handful of cities and states around the country have already done regulating or banning the use of facial recognition software by business and government. It was such a small step considered by a subcommittee of the relatively obscure Legislative Coordinating Commission that the chair corrected a witness who called a proposal a “draft of legislation.”...

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GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

CASTELLUM ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF LOI TO ACQUIRE $4 MILLION GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR

Castellum, Inc. | December 27, 2021

Castellum, Inc. announces the signing of a letter-of-intent (LOI) to acquire an East-coast based government contractor generating over $4 million in annualized revenue. Subject to due diligence and the execution of a definitive purchase agreement, the Company hopes to close the acquisition in the first quarter of 2022. “We are happy to announce our next LOI, which adds more than 25 employees and further strengthens our past performance by adding more capabilities in In...

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