Post Election Query: Can Republicans Deliver Action on Tech and Telecom Policy?
Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality
November 7th, 2014
WASHINGTON, November 7, 2014 — In the wake of the Republican victory in the Senate on Tuesday, some see tech policy as one area for the party to deliver on the rallying cry of post-partisan compromise, commented TechFreedom President Berin Szoka. Tech policy issues like net neutrality has been the biggest tech issue of the […]
Broadband Roundup: China’s Tit-for-Tat with America on Cybercrime; FCC Chairman Wheeler Discusses Next-Generation Internet Networks
Asia, Broadband Roundup, Broadband's Impact, Cybersecurity, FCC, Fiber, IP Transition
May 27th, 2014
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 – In what appears to be a tit-for-tat on the United States Justice Department’s indictments last week for cybercrime, China has accused the United States of spying on government officials, businesses and mobile phone users, reported the BBC News. “As a superpower, the United States takes advantage of its political, economic, […]
Franken Introduces Geolocation Privacy Bill
Congress, Privacy, Senate
June 16th, 2011
WASHINGTON June 16, 2011- Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), along with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), introduced a bill Wednesday that would make rules more stringent for collecting geolocation data on mobile device users.
The Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011 would require companies to obtain users’ expressed consent to collect location data and to notify users when they share location data with third parties.
ACLU Applauds New Google Information Request Tracking Tool
April 26th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2010 – The American Civil Liberties Union is applauding Google’s new tool that tracks and displays the number of government requests that the company receives worldwide.