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A bipartisan group of lawmakers is trying to make warrants mandatory for tracking suspects with GPS devices.
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.
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.
If yesterday's hearing on Capitol Hill was any indication, Internet Radio Fairness doesn't have enough Congressional support.
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.
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."
A bipartisan bill in Congress aims to bring in a "loser pays" system for software and hardware patent lawsuits, to protect startups from companies that want to force settlements through the threat of high legal bills.
commentary The justices have ruled that GPS tracking requires a warrant. Now Congress needs to act to balance privacy and public safety regarding location data.
Supreme Court's ruling against warrantless GPS tracking is likely to enhance Americans' privacy rights in other hot-button disputes, including warrantless cell phone tracking.
A new generation of technology freedom fighters is emerging to fight lopsided legislation including SOPA and Protect IP. Whether they win or lose, the real question is whether they can create something that will last beyond just one issue.