Cristiano Lima

Washington, D.C.

Tech newsletter reporter anchoring The Technology 202, focusing on politics and policy.

Education: Lehigh University, BA in Political Science; Lehigh University, MA in Political Science

Cristiano Lima is a business reporter and author of The Washington Post's Technology 202 newsletter, focusing on the intersection of tech, politics and policy. He previously served as a senior web producer, breaking news reporter and tech policy reporter for Politico. Lima is the former author of Morning Tech, Politico’s tech policy newsletter, and has served as a contributor for other tip sheets, including Morning Media and California Playbook. His tech reporting has focused on the congressional debates around competition online, data privacy, content moderation and emerging technologies.
Latest from Cristiano Lima

Tech giants racking up wins in antitrust battles

The FTC's defeat to Microsoft is the latest in a string of setbacks for critics.

July 12, 2023

Will Hurd wants to ride his AI platform into the White House

The former congressman is betting on the issue being a campaign winner.

July 6, 2023

Judge puts sweeping limits on government contact with social media

What you need to know about the ruling.

July 5, 2023

Watchdog group calls on judge to recuse in FTC-Microsoft case

The Revolving Door Project is concerned about her son working at Microsoft.

June 29, 2023

After Supreme Court losses, Section 230 critics notch a notable win

Civil rights advocates and some Democratic lawmakers are touting a lower court ruling.

June 28, 2023

Biden's internet affordability battle looms

As funds for expanding access go out the door, affordability initiatives are running out of cash.

June 27, 2023

Biden’s new FCC nominee faces a less hostile Senate GOP

Anna Gomez's first hearing was less contentious than Gigi Sohn's.

June 23, 2023

Schumer’s AI game plan, by the numbers

The Senate majority leader's speech offered hints of his potential next steps.

June 22, 2023

Schumer launches ‘all hands on deck’ push to regulate AI

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer laid out his early vision for regulating artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT, comments poised to trigger a wave of legislative activity.

June 21, 2023

The AI debate is sweeping through the federal government

A broader swath of agencies are entering the fray.

June 21, 2023