CNBC: January 6 committee subpoenas Google, Facebook, Twitter and Reddit in probe of Capitol attack

CNBC: January 6 committee subpoenas Google, Facebook, Twitter and Reddit in probe of Capitol attack. “The House select committee investigating the deadly Capitol riot has subpoenaed social media giants Twitter, Reddit and the parent companies of Facebook and Google, the panel’s chairman said Thursday. The bipartisan committee had asked for a trove of records last summer from those and other social companies, but said it received ‘inadequate responses’ from some of the largest platforms.”

Business Insider: How Apple, Google, and Microsoft reacted to Trump-era DOJ subpoenas and requests for data on political rivals and journalists

Business Insider: How Apple, Google, and Microsoft reacted to Trump-era DOJ subpoenas and requests for data on political rivals and journalists. “Some of the world’s biggest tech companies – including Google, Apple, and Microsoft – received subpoenas or other record requests for information held by accounts belonging to the press, members of Congress, their staff members, or their families. This is how each company reacted to those legal requests.”

Ars Technica: NY partygoers get subpoenas after stonewalling COVID-19 contact tracers

Ars Technica: NY partygoers get subpoenas after stonewalling COVID-19 contact tracers. “In New York, public health officials are struggling to convince some residents to work with contact tracers as a new cluster threatens to turn into a flare-up. The Empire State was once the epicenter of the country’s still-roaring pandemic but has since seen its outbreak subside. New York is now at a point where vigilant testing, isolating, tracing, and quarantining contact can extinguish lingering embers—but only if people comply.”