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

States are joining the TikTok crackdown

Republicans are leading a push to ban the app from state government devices.

December 7, 2022

Congress drops media bargaining bill amid Facebook, industry blowback

The bill would have allowed publishers a temporary exemption from antitrust laws to negotiate jointly for the use of their content by the large tech companies.

December 6, 2022

Microsoft previews its defense of the Activision-Blizzard deal

The remarks arrive as the $69 billion acquisition faces mounting regulatory scrutiny globally.

December 6, 2022

Ro Khanna had no clue he’d star in Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’

'I found out when I suddenly had 208 emails in my inbox,' the California Democrat said.

December 5, 2022

FEC expands digital ad disclosure rules, but watchdogs say gaps remain

The agency tabled a proposal that expressly included "promoted" content.

December 2, 2022

As Twitter defends its counterterror work, experts fear a spike under Musk

Researchers say Musk's staffing and policy changes could lead to a resurgence in extremist content.

November 30, 2022

Musk is waging war on Apple. Republicans are joining in.

The mogul's claim Apple threatened to boot Twitter riled conservatives.

November 29, 2022

Democrats join Twitter alternative Mastodon in protest of Musk

But none are quitting the prominent social network yet.

November 28, 2022

Lawmakers want to know Musk’s plan to fight misinformation in Spanish

Congressional Hispanic Caucus members fear non-English users will face the brunt of his changes.

November 23, 2022

Tech group urges DOJ to take sides in Supreme Court's Section 230 bout

The Chamber of Progress is pushing for the Biden admin. to come to Google's defense.

November 22, 2022