Ted Cruz

Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Elected in 2012, he is the first Latino to hold the office of US Senator from Texas. Cruz is a member of the Republican Party. He served as Solicitor General of Texas from 2003 to May 2008, after being appointed by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. Between 1999 and 2003, Cruz served as the director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission, an Associate Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice, and as Domestic Policy Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush on the 2000 Bush-Cheney campaign.
Posts about Ted Cruz
  • Trump nominee open to retaking ICANN oversight role

    … increase its power over ICANN. He was responding to a question from Ted Cruz, the Texas senator who made halting the IANA transition one of his key concerns last year. Cruz, framing the question in such a way as to suggest ICANN is now in the hands of an intergovernmental consortium (which it is not) asked Ross whether he was committed to preventing…

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  • US confirms no .com price hikes before 2024

    … The US government has confirmed that it expects to keep Verisign’s .com registry fee capped at the current level until at least 2024. The intention was disclosed in a letter to Senator Ted Cruz, who has been waging war against the US government plan to remove itself from DNS root zone oversight, along with senators Sean Duffy and Mike Lee last…

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  • Cruz’s ICANN paranoia is now official Republican policy

    … US Republicans have endorsed hitherto fringe views on the IANA transition as official party policy. Yesterday delegates at the Republican National Convention approved the party’s 2016 Platform of the party, which “declares the Party’s principles and policies”. Internet policy takes up just half a page of the 66-page document, but it’s half…

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  • Cruz-Duffy bill would put brakes on IANA transition

    … America’s continuing unique oversight role in the DNS root management system, fuck yeah! That’s basically the takeaway from a new bit of proposed US legislation, put forward by Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Sean Duffy in both houses of Congress yesterday. The two Republican Congressmen have proposed the inappropriately named Protecting Internet…

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  • Mobile Game Roundup: Nonstop Knight, Candidate Crunch and More

    … competitions including the World Cup, the Women’s World Cup, Copa América Centenario 2016 and more. During games, users move their players and tap buttons to shoot, pass and slide tackle. Users can compete against the computer, or take on other users in player-vs-player matches. The game also includes a party mode in competitions. Overall, the game…

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  • ironSource: Android Political Apps Grew in Q1 2016

    … Punch the Trump, Brutal Studio’s game, which allows users to fight “The Donald,” was downloaded more than 280,000 times in March and April. Other Trump games include Trump Dump, Donald Trump: Flappy Hair and Angry Trump. When looking at the entire Google Play store for Q1 2016 (not just politically themed apps), ironSource found that gaming…

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  • Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders Gain Engagement Ground (Study)

    … Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are still trailing in the polls, but they made big engagement moves on Facebook and Twitter, respectively. Data, analytics and insights provider Engagement Labs released its eValue social media measurement tool data for the presidential candidates in April, and its findings included: Cruz bypassed front-runner…

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  • ICANN refuses to play Ted Cruz’s game

    … ICANN has blown off US senator Ted Cruz by declining to answer a bunch of framed questions about its engagement with China. In a letter (pdf) to Cruz and fellow senators Michael Lee and James Lankford, ICANN chair Steve Crocker testily explains that ICANN has offices and relationships all over the world, given the nature of its mandate. There’s…

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  • Cruz keeps up pressure on ICANN brass

    … US presidential wannabe Sen. Ted Cruz has sent ICANN’s chair another nasty letter, demanding to know why he hasn’t yet responded to a laundry list of questions about former CEO Fadi Chehade’s relationship with the Chinese government. The letter, also signed by fellow Republican senators Mike Lee and James Lankford, expresses “dismay” over…

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