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
  • US confirms no .com price hikes before 2024

    … week. The letter notes that .com prices are currently capped at $7.85, under a Cooperative Agreement between Verisign and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration in the Department of Commerce, as well as its .com Registry Agreement with ICANN. The letter (pdf) from the Department of Justice states: if NTIA were to approve…

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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

    … the object gets to the candidate before players tap, the more points they earn. Games end when players let an object crush the candidate. Players can collect coins as they play, which can be spent on a voting machine to win new random candidates. The game offers standard versions of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio…

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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)

    … Donald Trump in Facebook engagement, but Trump added the most likes in April, more than 347,000. Sanders also added some 315,000 new Facebook likes. On Twitter, Sanders generated the most retweets, likes and mentions per 1,000 followers. Hillary Clinton topped Sanders in new followers, with some 209,500. Trump added the most followers in April, about…

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  • Social Stats Mirror New York Primary Results (Infographic)

    … Voters in Tuesday’s New York primary mirrored the candidates’ social media results, for the most part, according to Synthesio and Conversocial. The social intelligence platform and the social customer care platform, respectively, found that for the most part, New York winners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton led in reach and engagement between…

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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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  • ICANN China “conflict” denied as Cruz looks for dirt

    … ICANN chair Steve Crocker has denied that outgoing CEO Fadi Chehade has a conflict of interest with the Chinese government, after US Senator Ted Cruz pressed him for more details on Chehade’s extra-curricular activities in the country. “There’s no money involved, so there’s no conflict of interest involved at all,” Crocker said at a press…

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