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Big Tech heads to Washington

1. Big Tech heads to Washington: Top brass from Twitter and Facebook will face off with members of Congress Wednesday.

Who is Sam Patten?

Political operative W. Samuel Patten, who was charged Friday with acting as an unregistered foreign agent for Ukrainians, has an extensive résumé that includes ties to other individuals caught up in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and work with the controversial political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

UK 'fake news' report calls for tougher rules, fines

A British parliamentary committee says the U.K. government should hold technology companies responsible and liable for "harmful and illegal content on their platforms," and that misinformation and "fake news" is threatening democracy.