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Wyden puts the brakes on the Protect IP Act* again

May 27, 2011
Sen. Patrick Leahy's (D-Vt.) efforts to put the clamp down on websites that peddle counterfeit goods and pirated content just passed through the...
Posted In: COICA, Congress, leahy, Senate, wyden

Full text of Senators' letter to AT&T

May 26, 2011
As discussed on today's show, here's the text of the letter sent to AT&T by Senators Klobuchar and Kohl on the issue of data usage....
Posted In: at&t, data, Senate

Rockefeller goes after Google and Apple some more

May 19, 2011
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) continues to plant his flag squarely on the territory of online privacy. His latest play is to send a letter to...
Posted In: apple, Google, rockefeller, Senate

More privacy hearings in Washington

May 17, 2011
Sounding like a broken record here, I know. Last week it was a Senate Judiciary subcommittee holding hearings on what Apple and Google were doing...
Posted In: apple, Congress, Facebook, Google, privacy, Senate

Rockefeller prepares Do Not Track bill

May 9, 2011
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) is planning to introduce The Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011. This story emerged on Friday but the bill will be...
Posted In: do not track, rockefeller, Senate

MID-DAY UPDATE: Dodd-Frank, budget cuts, Middle East and Lap-Band

Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...
Posted In: afghanistan, Bahrain, budget, deficit-cutting, deficits, Dodd-Frank law, FDA, Kabul Bank, Lap-band, mid-day update, middle east, protests, regulation, Senate, weight loss

Unemployment benefits clear Senate hurdle

Jul 20, 2010
The Senate today moved closer to restoring unemployment aid to millions who have been out of work for more than six months....
Posted In: Senate, unemployment benefits

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