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Senators ask feds to probe Facebook log-in requests

Democrats Richard Blumenthal and Charles Schumer ask Justice Department to investigate whether requesting job applicants' social network passwords is a violation of federal law.

By March 25, 2012

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Senator slams Sony's response to security breach

Sen. Richard Blumenthal calls Sony's response its massive PlayStation Network security breach "unconscionable and unacceptable," according to a New York Times report.

By May 3, 2011

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Conn. AG wants Google's Wi-Fi Street View data

Richard Blumenthal, the outgoing attorney general in Connecticut, has demanded that Google turn over the Wi-Fi data it collected in its Street View project.

By December 10, 2010

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Connecticut AG investigating Apple, Amazon e-book deals

In a statement Connecticut's Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said his office is investigating whether e-book deals among Amazon.com and Apple and major book publishers are anticompetitive.

By August 2, 2010

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Connecticut heads up 30-state Google Wi-Fi probe

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal will lead an investigation into Google's Wi-Fi spying scandal, which continues to create legal headaches for the company.

By June 21, 2010

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Senators criticize NSA snooping as unnecessary to US security

Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.

By November 20, 2013

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Senators propose smartphone antitheft 'kill switch' bill

On the heels of proposed California legislation, federal lawmakers also get on board with a bill requiring security features on all cell phones.

By February 13, 2014

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Democratic senators call for 'cybersecurity' executive order

This summer's partisan sparring that derailed a federal cybersecurity law has resumed, with Democrats proposing an executive order and Republicans saying it would levy "more mandates and regulations."

By September 18, 2012

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Congress unveils bill to limit NSA's powers

A bipartisan group of senators introduces a bill that would prohibit the bulk collection of e-mail and phone records of US citizens.

By September 26, 2013

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By February 11, 2014