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Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015

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Over 22M Social Security numbers stolen in OPM hacks, agency says

Up until now, the number of people affected by recent hacks of US government databases was a mystery. Also compromised were more than 1 million fingerprints.

By July 9, 2015

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Fed personnel chief mum on number of employees hit by data breaches

In a Wednesday hearing, members of a congressional committee press OPM director Katherine Archuleta for numbers and details on hacks affecting federal workers.

By June 24, 2015

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FCC chief: 'No secret instructions' from Obama on Net neutrality

FCC Chairman goes to Capitol Hill to defend how the agency established its Net neutrality rules, in the first of several scheduled congressional hearings.

By March 17, 2015

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Lawmakers introduce bill on warrantless GPS tracking

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is trying to make warrants mandatory for tracking suspects with GPS devices.

By March 22, 2013

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Lawmakers join effort to legalize cell phone unlocking

A day after the Obama administration endorsed an online petition to legalize cell phone unlocking, a senator introduces a bill that would allow consumers to take their handsets to other carriers.

By March 5, 2013

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Second push in Congress to force patent trolls to pay up

But in an interview with CNET, one of the bill's co-sponsors says that this time the political winds are more likely to favor passage.

By February 27, 2013

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Pandora's Web radio bill is doomed -- well, for now

If yesterday's hearing on Capitol Hill was any indication, Internet Radio Fairness doesn't have enough Congressional support.

By November 29, 2012

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Debate continues over YouTube and Libya attack

Congressional investigation charges that Americans were murdered in a well-planned attack that, contrary to what Obama administration said at the time, had nothing to do with a crude anti-Islam video on YouTube.

By October 12, 2012

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Homeland Security's domain seizures worries Congress

In a letter to the U.S. attorney general, Congress members cite concerns about "seizing the domain names of websites whose actions and content are presumed to be lawful, protected speech."

By September 3, 2012