How the Rockefellers came to be at odds with Big Oil

Jan 12, 2018
Earlier this week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City would divest its pension funds from fossil fuels and that the city would sue the big five oil companies. The reason? To collect damages for…

Washington to consider cramming

Jul 12, 2011
Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on "cramming," that's when phone companies charge you for things you didn't authorize...

Rockefeller says young people lack social values

May 20, 2011
A charge by Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) at yesterday's Senate Commerce Committee hearings on mobile privacy is raising some eyebrows. "It's my...

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...

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...