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  • Senate to return early to debate phone dragnet

    The U.S. Senate will return early from a week-long recess in a last-ditch effort to extend provisions of the Patriot Act that the National Security Agency have used to collect millions of domestic telephone records over the past nine years.

    Written by Grant Gross28 May 15 01:59
  • US Senate leader pushes to extend NSA phone dragnet

    The U.S. Senate was deadlocked on Friday over whether to extend authorization for the National Security Agency's massive collection of domestic telephone records, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insisting the surveillance program should continue with no new limits.

    Written by Grant Gross23 May 15 03:15
  • Critics blast US NSA phone records bill as 'fake reform'

    A lopsided vote in the U.S. House of Representatives this week to rein in the National Security Agency's domestic telephone records dragnet won muted praise, with many supporters calling on Congress to take stronger action.

    Written by Grant Gross15 May 15 06:09
  • US lawmakers push bill to permanently ban Internet access taxes

    A bipartisan group of five U.S. lawmakers has introduced legislation that would permanently ban Internet access taxes, with sponsors saying the bill will help keep the Internet affordable while encouraging innovation.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Jan. 15 08:17
  • US lawmakers to Europe: Don't break up Google

    U.S. lawmakers want their counterparts in the European Parliament to back away from a resolution that would split up Google by separating search engines from other online services.

    Written by Grant Gross27 Nov. 14 02:59
  • Republicans call on FCC to leave net neutrality to antitrust agencies

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should leave net neutrality enforcement to antitrust agencies that can bring lawsuits against broadband providers after they see evidence of anti-competitive behavior, some U.S. lawmakers have advocated.

    Written by Grant Gross21 June 14 02:48
  • House approves effort to limit NSA searches of US data

    The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to limit the National Security Agency's ability to search U.S. records, after a similar provision was stripped out of a bill intended to rein in the agency.

    Written by Grant Gross20 June 14 13:17
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