The Cybersecurity 202: Rep. Ro Khanna defends Google’s controversial decision to end Project Maven

Good morning! I’m Cat Zakrzewski, a tech policy reporter at The Washington Post. I’ll be at the helm of The Cybersecurity 202 these next few weeks. If you can’t get enough of Post newsletters, sign up here for my forthcoming newsletter, The Technology 202. You won’t want to miss our daily analysis on the complex relationship between Washington and Silicon Valley, coming to your inbox in December.


The Google logo at the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on July 19, 2016. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is defending Google’s controversial decision to end a Pentagon project amid employee backlash against building artificial intelligence intended for warfare.

Khanna’s comments at a Technology 202 Live event on Thursday were a rare sign of support for the embattled search giant at a time when the company is saddled with scrutiny from Washington lawmakers. Google said earlier this

... read more at: